We are excited to tell you about a special fundraiser featuring world famous classical violinist Pamela Frank. We are honored and grateful to have Ms. Frank give us this exciting opportunity so that we may raise funds for future needed autism programs.
FUNDRAISER FOR AUTISM:
Pamela Frank, violin
accompanied by Stephen Prutsman, piano
November 19, 2017, 7-8:15pm
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Carol H. Hume Concert Hall
50 Oak St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Program: Sonatas by Bach and Brahms
Scholarships available for students and for those with financial need
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PAMELA FRANK BIO
Dubbed "one of the very best of our time", violinist Pamela Frank has established an outstanding international reputation across an unusually varied range of performing activity.
In 1999 Pamela Frank was one of first three women ever awarded the Avery Fisher Prize, one of the highest honors given to American instrumentalists.
Her chamber music projects include performances with such artists as Peter Serkin, Yo-Yo Ma, and Emanuel Ax.
As a soloist she has performed with leading orchestras including the New York Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony, the Berlin Philharmonic and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic.
Ms. Frank has recorded with labels such as Sony Classical, Music Masters Classics, and Decca, including recording the complete Mozart Violin Concertos with the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, and recording the Beethoven sonata cycle with her father Claude Frank.
Brought to you by Autism Fun Bay Area, in partnership with San Francisco Conservatory of Music
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* Please note this is not an Azure event for families (special needs events in which all behaviors are welcome). Sorry, this is a fundraiser ~ typical classical music concert behaviors are expected
New York Times Music Review:
A Certitude That Knits One Phrase to the Next
"One of the most important gifts a performer can possess is certainty, and it is indeed a gift... You either are or you are not. Pamela Frank is... The music came from her firm and sure... : strength, tonal richness and variety, a singing line well supported... touches of humor or striking, shiver-making points of intensity..." Read full review
Pamela Frank soars in Dvorak concerto
"The subtitle for Samuel Richardson's novel 'Pamela' is 'Virtue Rewarded.' It thus cannot be an easy name to live up to, but Pamela Frank did so last night in Meyerhoff Hall when she played Dvorak's Violin Concerto in A Minor... She is a wonderful player -- one of the very best of our time, I think -- and she gave as fine a performance of this piece as anyone is likely to hear for a long time..." Read full review