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Elves, Trolls and the Last Dance with Violinist Eva Ingolf

Thu—4-21-2016
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Image courtesy of Eva Ingolf

THU—4-21-2016—8 PM
$15 ($10 ASF Members)

Icelandic violinist Eva Ingolf presents an enchanting evening of music at Scandinavia House, evoking images of Scandinavian mythology through her captivating performance.  Program selections include Raven Thoughts,

a new work by Mark Hagerty; 4 Preludes from Opus 34 by Dmitri Shostakovich; the Chaconne by Johan Sebastian Bach; A Troll in the Park (a tale of mischief) by Joe Gianono; and Elf Dance by Marty Bonk.

About Eva Ingolf

Violinist Eva Ingolf comes from one of the leading musical families in Iceland. Her father, Ingólfur Guðbrandsson, premiered many great choral works in Iceland and six of her siblings are professional musicians who have made an important contribution to the quality of the musical life in the country. She began playing the violin at a very young age, gaining early recognition for her outstanding musical talent, including the beautiful tone and artistic interpretation of her playing.

After six years of studying at the Reykjavík College of Music, Ingolf left Iceland to study with some of Europe’s finest violin pedagogues. Her playing has been greatly influenced by the spirit of the Russian and Eastern European violin schools. At the Royal Conservatory of Brussels, she was a student of Agustin Léon-Ara, followed by studies with Corrado Romano at the Conservatory of Geneva, and Istvan Parkanyi at the Sweelink Conservatory in Amsterdam. Throughout her career, Ingolf has given numerous solo recitals in well-known concert halls in Iceland, Japan, Russia, the United States, and Europe, including the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and Trinity Church in New York City, and the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.

 
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