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Chamber Music Society Signature Series Features Violin-Piano Duo

The Farmington Hills-based nonprofit hosts Anthony Marwood and Aleksandar Madžar on Jan. 12.

British violinist Anthony Marwood and Serbian pianist Aleksandar Madžar will make their first Detroit-area recital appearance with the Chamber Music Society of Detroit’s Signature Series Saturday, Jan. 12, 8 p.m.  

The concert, sponsored by the Farmington Hills-based nonprofit, takes place at the Seligman Performing Arts Center, located at 22305 W. 13 Mile Rd. (at the corner of Lahser and 13 Mile Roads), Beverly Hills, on the campus of Detroit Country Day School.

The program features compositions by Beethoven, Debussy, Schubert and Gordon Kerry.

Recognized internationally for his artistry and passionate intelligence, British violinist Anthony Marwood receives critical praise as recitalist, chamber musician and ensemble leader.  Marwood was the violinist of the acclaimed Florestan Trio, which concluded 16 years of exceptional music-making with a celebratory Beethoven cycle at Wigmore Hall in January 2012.  

Born in Belgrade, Aleksandar Madžar studied piano in Belgrade, Moscow, Strasbourg and Brussels. He received third prize in the 1996 Leeds Piano Competition and has subsequently appeared as soloist with the Royal and BBC Philharmonics, BBC Scottish Symphony, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and BBC National Orchestra of Wales, as well as throughout Europe and Asia working with internationally renowned conductors. He has given solo recitals in Berlin, London, Rome, Florence, Milan, and Hamburg, as well as at London’s Wigmore Hall and Amsterdam’s Concertgebuow.

Chamber Music Society single ticket prices for the 2012-2013 season range from $30 to $60; student tickets are available at half price in selected sections of the hall. For more information and to buy tickets, call Chamber Music Society of Detroit ticket service at 248-855-6070 or visit www.ChamberMusicDetroit.org.

Source: Chamber Music Society of Detroit press release

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