Artist Recital:
Emlyn Ngai, solo violin
music by Baltzar, Bach, Ysaÿe and Kreisler
April 28 & May 8

Emlyn NgaiTempesta di Mare concertmaster Emlyn Ngai brings his prowess on both baroque and modern violin to bear for this season’s third and final artist recital. Join us at Woodmere and Barnes for Ngai’s virtuosity and poetry in a program of  unaccompanied violin music from the seventeenth, eighteenth and twentieth centuries by Baltzar, Bach, Ysaÿe and Kreisler.

Emlyn, who has played with Tempesta di Mare since the first season and has been the orchestra’s concertmaster since 2002, leads a broad and distinguished career as both a modern and historical violinist. As a member of the Adaskin String Trio he has performed extensively throughout Canada and the United States and has been recorded for broadcast by CBC Radio, Radio-Canada, and National Public Radio. He is Associate Concertmaster of the Carmel Bach Festival and has performed with Apollo’s Fire, Boston Baroque, Smithsonian Chamber Players, Tafelmusik and Washington Bach Consort, among others. Ngai serves on faculty at the Hartt School where he teaches violin and co-directs the Hartt School Collegium Musicum.

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Corelli: Violin Sonata in D, Op. 5, No. 1, 2nd movement
Bach: Violin Sonata in E, BWV 1051, 1st movement

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Praeludium and Allemande
Thomas Baltzar
Partita No.3 in E major, BWV 1006
Gavotte en Rondeau
Menuet 1 & 2
Johann Sebastian Bach
Sonata Op. 27, No.2, “Obsession”
Danse des ombres
Les Furies
Eugène Ysaÿe
Recitativo and Scherzo, Op.6
Fritz Kreisler