2017-2018 Professional Concert Series
James Buswell & Tobias Werner

Washington Conservatory of Music presents



JAMES BUSWELL, solo violin

with TOBIAS WERNER, cello

Masterpieces for Unaccompanied Violin, Plus 1

Saturday, Mar 3, 2018 at 8 PM
Westmoreland Congregational
United Church of Christ
One Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda, MD 20816
FREE (donations welcome) | directions


Internationally acclaimed violinist James Oliver Buswell, renowned for his recordings of the complete sonatas and partitas for solo violin by J.S. Bach and for his programming of music “off the beaten path”, will present a selection of Bach Partitas and Sonatas coupled with unaccompanied works by Ysaye and others, plus the highly praised violin/cello duo by Maurice Ravel with cellist Tobias Werner.

James Buswell has performed as a solo violinist with virtually all of the major orchestras in North America, and throughout Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia, performing over one hundred solo works for violin and orchestra. Early in his career he was an artist-member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in New York. Active as a concerto soloist, chamber musician, recitalist, conductor and educator, James Buswell is one of the most versatile musicians performing today. More+

Cellist Tobias Werner is the music director of The Chamber Music Conference of the East, as well as Artistic Director/ Founder of the Pressenda Chamber Players. He has appeared in chamber music concerts throughout the world. More+

Program


Audience members are invited to a post-concert Wine & Words in the church social hall – a fun and informal question and answer session with the musicians, with complimentary beverages.

The Washington Conservatory is a nationally accredited community music school for students of all ages. The Conservatory presents a professional monthly concert series October through May at Westmoreland Church in Bethesda and other public concerts and events throughout the year at Glen Echo Park. The Conservatory welcomes both seasoned and novice classical concert-goers and encourages families to attend our concerts with their children. Back balcony seating at the Westmoreland Circle location is suggested for families with small children as a courtesy to other audience members and to allow for easy exit. Conservatory Concerts are funded by donations and presented free of charge to allow those of all ages and economic means to enjoy outstanding live classical music in the community. Thank you for your generosity and support.

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