Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra
Fall 2021

Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven: Symphony no. 3 "Eroica"
November 13, 2021

This event occurred as part of the 21/22 Hop Ensemble season. This is an archived view.

David Kim joins the DSO for Bruch's emotional Violin Concerto.

21/22 Hop Ensemble

The evening's program features David Kim, concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra, in Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1, a work considered by 19th century violin virtuoso Joachim as the "richest and most seductive" German violin concerto. The evening opens with George Walker's moving Lyric for Strings and closes with Beethoven's inspirational masterpiece, Symphony No. 3 "Eroica."  

Don't miss the pre-show talk with David Kim and DSO Director Filippo Ciabatti at the Top of the Hop at 6:30 pm.

Generously supported by the Roesch Family Fund in Support of Instrumental Ensembles and Friends of the Symphony Orchestra

Photo: Ben DeFlorio

Violinist David Kim was named concertmaster of The Philadelphia Orchestra in 1999. Born in Carbondale, Illinois, in 1963, he started playing the violin at the age of three, began studies with the famed pedagogue Dorothy DeLay at the age of eight, and later received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the Juilliard School. Mr. Kim has been awarded honorary doctorates from Eastern University in suburban Philadelphia, the University of Rhode Island, and Dickinson College. His instruments are a J.B. Guadagnini from Milan, ca. 1757, on loan from The Philadelphia Orchestra, and a Michael Angelo Bergonzi from Cremona, ca. 1754. Mr. Kim resides in a Philadelphia suburb with his wife, Jane, and daughters, Natalie and Maggie. He is an avid golfer and outdoorsman.

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