Come hear Joshua Peckins, award-winning concert violinist, on Sunday afternoon, March 1st at 2:30 pm! In intimate settings, he presents a series of lecture recitals featuring solo violin music by Bach and Ysaye, with warm and personal stories about the composers and their music.
This season pairs Bach’s D minor Partita (which includes the legendary Ciaccona!) and Ysaye’s Fifth Solo Sonata – two of the most virtuosic and expressive works ever written for the violin. Their composition spanning over 200 years, these masterworks showcase the violin’s hugely diverse musical and technical potential, ranging from elegant and refined movements from the Baroque Period to sweeping arcs of sound and storytelling from the post-Romantic.
Joshua is among the most active recitalists in New England, performing solo concerts of “particular brilliance” (Worcester Telegram) and with “a gift for capturing audiences’ attention” (Backyard News). He has presented solo recitals nationally and internationally in over 30 venues, including the renowned Figaro Hall of Palace Pálffy (where Mozart himself presented his “The Marriage of Figaro”), Crystal Hall in Japan, the Haydn and Mendelssohn Halls in Austria, as well on the Artist Series of the Bled Festival in Slovenia, the Salzburg Festival at the Mozarteum, the Orford Festival in Canada, and the Cervo Festival in Italy.
Geared toward adults and older teens. Registration is appreciated-come by the Reference Desk, call 508-457-2555 x. 7, or register online at falmouthpubliclibrary.org/events! This concert is made possible by the generosity of the Trustees of the Falmouth Public Library.