Matt Haimovitz, cello & Tim Fain, violin, Return to Emory for Two Free Concerts

Tim Fain and Matt Haimovitz, photo by RR Jones

October 6, 2016

The Emory Music Department is proud to welcome artists Matt Haimovitz, cello, and Tim Fain, violin, to Emory’s campus October 21-22 as a part of the Donna and Marvin Schwartz Foundation Artist in Residence Program. The duo gives a free concert at noon on October 21 and joins the Emory University Symphony Orchestra for a free, ticketed concert that includes Philip Glass’ Double Concerto at 8 p.m. on October 22.

October 21, 2016, Noon – Free, no ticket required
Matt Haimovitz and Tim Fain perform in Ackerman Hall of the Michael C. Carlos Museum as a part of the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta’s John and Linda Cooke Noontime Series.

October 22, 2016, 8:00 p.m. – Free, tickets are required (404.727.5050)
The Emory University Symphony Orchestra opens its season with renowned soloists Matt Haimovitz, cello and Tim Fain, violin performing Philip Glass’ Double Concerto. The program also features Beethoven’s immortal Fifth Symphony, as well as a pieces by Samuel Barber and William Walton. Richard Prior conducts. This event is free and open to the public, however tickets are required as seating is limited. 

Renowned as a musical pioneer, cellist Matt Haimovitz is praised by the New York Times as a “ferociously talented cellist who brings his megawatt sound and uncommon expressive gifts to a vast variety of styles.” He has inspired classical music lovers and countless new listeners by bringing his artistry to concert halls and clubs, outdoor festivals and intimate coffee houses. Alongside a relentless touring schedule, he mentors an award-winning studio of young cellists at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music in Montreal.

With his adventuresome spirit and vast musical gifts, Avery Fisher Career Grant-winning violinist Tim Fain can be heard on the Grammy-nominated soundtrack of the hit films Black Swan, and 12 Years a Slave. Recipient of the Young Concert Artists International Award, his engagements include appearances as soloist with the Pittsburgh and Baltimore Symphonies, National Orchestra of Spain, Brooklyn, Buffalo, Hague and Mexico City Philharmonics, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, and the Maryland and Cincinnati Chamber Symphonies.

More information can be found online at arts.emory.edu. Tickets are available from the Arts at Emory Box Office in the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, online at tickets.emory.edu, or by phone at 404.727.5050.

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