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New Century Chamber Orchestra
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin and leader


Saturday, February 2, 2013 8:00PM
Rackham Auditorium

New Century Chamber Orchestra <br> Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin and leader
Please contact the ticket office at (734) 764-2538 for current ticket availability.








This San Francisco-based group made its UMS debut in February 2011 to huge audience acclaim with a performance of remarkable precision, passion, and power. Their return appearance with artistic director Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg offers the area premiere of a new work that NCCO commissioned by U-M Professor Emeritus of Composition William Bolcom, as well as Heitor Villa-Lobos’ hauntingly beautiful Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5. “Salerno-Sonnenberg was and most definitely is a force to be reckoned with [and] the superb musicianship of her cohorts ensured that it was far more than her show.” (San Francisco Classical Voice)

Program
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 10 in b minor (1823)
Bolcom: Romanza for Violin and String Orchestra (2010)
Villa Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 (1938-45)
R. Strauss: Metamorphosen (1944-45)