Summit Symphony's 2012-13 Season Starts on October 21
Sunday, September 9, 2012 • 4:15pm
The Summit Symphony Orchestra will begin the 2012-2013 season with a concert on Sunday, October 21 at 3:00pm, at the Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School, located on the corner of Summit and Morris Aves. The concert will include music by Beethoven and Paganini. There will be a pre-concert lecture beginning at 2:15 for this performance.
Under the direction of conductor James Sadewhite, the Summit Symphony Orchestra will perform Overture to Prometheus and the Symphony No. 2 in D by Beethoven, and the Violin Concerto No. 1 in D by Paganini. The featured soloist for this piece will be violinist Christine Kwak, who returns to the orchestra after her last performance with us in March, 2011.
Born in New York City, of a musical family, she began piano studies at the age of 3, and violin at the age of 4. She was first discovered on CNN’s “About Child Prodigies” at age 5, playing piano and violin as well as several of her own piano compositions. She made her Carnegie Hall debut with The New York Pops Orchestra at the age of 11, and since then has appeared with the Westchester Symphony Orchestra; Queens Symphony; Brooklyn Philharmonic; Colonial Symphony; Bronx Symphony; and the Westfield Symphony, among others.
Admission for this concert is free.