february, 2022

2022sun20feb3:00 pmViolin Recital by Blair SkinnerWith Teodora Adzharova, Piano3:00 pm Sligo Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Event Details

Please join us in the Atrium at Sligo Seventh-day Adventist Church for a violin recital by Blair Skinner, MSO Music Director and Conductor. Accompanied by Teodora Adzharova on piano, the duo will be performing:

  • Beethoven – Sonata No. 4 for Violin and Piano in A minor, Op. 23
  • Bach – Sonata No. 4 for Violin and Keyboard in A minor, BWV 1017
  • Brahms – Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano in G major, Op. 78

Described by Tim Smith of the Baltimore Sun as a “remarkably fluid and expressive” conductor, Blair Skinner has established himself as a multi-faceted conductor, violinist, and educator in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. region, and currently serves as the Music Director and Conductor of the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra. He has previously served as the conductor of the Johns Hopkins Concert Orchestra, the Resident Conductor of the Prince George’s Philharmonic and Baltimore’s Figaro Project, cover conductor for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Lyric Opera Baltimore, Chicago Philharmonic, Bay Atlantic Symphony, and the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, and was the 2015 Emerging Conductor at the Peninsula Music Festival. Being a passionate advocate of contemporary music, he also serves as the Associate Conductor of the Great Noise Ensemble (Washington, D.C.), a group dedicated to performing works by living composers.

As an active soloist and a sought-after chamber musician, pianist Teodora Adzharova performs throughout the Baltimore-Washington region, frequently collaborating with musicians from both the Peabody Institute and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. She has had numerous appearances at the Sundays at Three Concert Series, Summer Chamber Music at Roland Park, Montpelier Arts Center, Washington College, Towson University, University of Maryland, Silo Hill, and as part of the Hedgelawn Series. On many occasions, Teodora’s recordings have been broadcast on APM’s Performance Today.

For more information on Blair, see https://msomd.org/music-director/
For more information on Teodora, see https://tadzharova.com/

Time

sunday, february 20, 2022 @ 3:00 pm

Location

Sligo Seventh-Day Adventist Church

7700 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912

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