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Grammy Award nominated violinist performs with Reno Chamber Orchestra


goulding-caroline-photo-1-smaller-226x300-6269161-1732434RENO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA NEWS RELEASE – Young virtuoso violinist Caroline Goulding will perform with the Reno Chamber Orchestra in concerts on Saturday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 20 at 2:00 p.m. at UNR’s Nightingale Concert Hall.

Goulding, who received a Grammy® Award nomination for her debut recording in 2009, will perform the Scottish Fantasy, a concerto by Max Bruch based on Scottish folk songs. Maestro Theodore Kuchar, RCO music director, will conduct the Orchestra in these performances, part of the Orchestra’s 2013-14 season. They also feature South African composer-educator Peter Klatzow’s arrangement of Johannes Brahms’s String Quintet Op. 111 as the “Symphony No. 5,” as well as the Symphony No. 9 by Dmitri Shostakovich.

Ticket prices for these concerts range from $22 to $45 for adults. Everyone eighteen and younger, and all full-time students, can attend for $5.

Tickets and more information are available at RenoChamberOrchestra.org or by calling 775-348-9413.

Called “precociously gifted” by Gramophone, the young virtuoso violinist Caroline Goulding has performed as a soloist since her debut at age 13 with some of North America’s premier orchestras. She has also appeared in recital at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Merkin Hall, the Kennedy Center, Beijing’s Forbidden City Concert Hall and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Goulding was awarded the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant in 2011; and in 2009, she won the Young Concert Artists International Auditions, was the recipient of the Helen Armstrong Violin Fellowship, and received a Grammy nomination for her debut recording on the Telarc label. She has appeared on NBC’s Today, Martha, PBS’s From the Top: Live from Carnegie Hall with world-renowned banjo player Béla Fleck, and made her debut in December 2012 on Germany’s hit primetime television show Stars von Morgen (Stars of Tomorrow). Caroline Goulding appears by exclusive arrangement with Opus 3 Artists

Maestro Theodore Kuchar is the most recorded conductor of his generation, with over 100 compact discs to his credit on the Brilliant Classics, Naxos, Marco Polo, and Ondine labels. His CD “Latin American Classics” with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Venezuela was recently nominated for a 2013 Latin Grammy Award. Kuchar holds the posts of Reno Chamber Orchestra music director, artistic director of the RCO’s Nevada Chamber Music Festival, music director of the Fresno Philharmonic, artistic director of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Venezuela, and conductor emeritus of the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine. He has collaborated with world-renowned artists like James Galway, Joshua Bell, Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma, Lynn Harrell, Jessye Norman, Sarah Chang, Mstislav Rostropovich, and Frederica von Stade.

The Reno Chamber Orchestra, founded in 1974, provides the highest quality performances of repertoire written for smaller orchestra. It works to instill and promote the appreciation of music among audiences diverse in age, backgrounds and interests throughout the region. Along with its regular season of concerts, the Reno Chamber Orchestra presents the annual Nevada Chamber Music Festival in December. More information can be found at RenoChamberOrchestra.org.

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