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Young Concert Artists Series: Ray Chen, violin

Young Concert Artists Series: Ray Chen, violin

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 7:30 PM

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Ray Chen, violin
  Noreen Polera, piano

Australian violinist Ray Chen was the First Prize Winner of the 2009 Queen Elisabeth Violin Competition of Belgium, as well as the 2008-09 YCA International Auditions and the Ronald A. Asherson First Prize.  He plays the Macmillan, a 1721 Antonio Stradivarius violin on loan to him through Young Concert Artists.  In 2008 he made his debut in Russia, playing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto with the Mariinsky Orchestra.
Performance Timing: Part One - 40 min.; Intermission - 20 min.; Part Two - 30 min.