Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota Presents Violinist Bella Hristova
Artists Series Concerts of Sarasota presents the celebrated violinist Bella Hristova, Sunday, January 21, 3:00 p.m., at Faith Lutheran Church, 7750 Beneva Road, Sarasota. Already the recipient of numerous prizes and awards, including a 2013 Avery Fisher Career Grant and First Prize in the 2009 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, Hristova is represented by Young Concert Artists, a non-profit organization that has been fostering the careers of young and gifted musicians since 1961. Joining Hristova is pianist Amy Yang who has been hailed as "a magnificent artist and poet” (The New York Concert Review). The program features work by Poulenc, Ludwig, Brahms and Ravel. Tickets are $35 and are available online at www.artistseriesconcerts.org or by calling 941-306-1202. Student tickets, priced at $10, are available with current student ID at the door.
Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota was formed in 1996 as Artist Series of Sarasota. The non-profit organization presents world-class musical experiences in a diverse range of genres, including classical, cabaret, pop, Broadway, orchestral and opera. A central focus of Artist Series Concerts' mission is to spark a lifelong love of the musical arts by exposing young people to interactive music experiences. It accomplishes this through its performance-based outreach programs in area schools, creating unique learning opportunities for thousands of students and educators every year. In addition, Artist Series Concerts' preeminent Sarasota National Music Scholarship Awards grants more than $20,000 annually to gifted, young musicians from around the country. Past winners have gone on to study at leading music conservatories and pursued successful music careers. For more information, visit www.artistseriesconcerts.org.