an evening of solo violin pieces, part of a one-week concert series around Los Angeles
songs, images and tunes:
Michael Finnissy, Raven Chacon, Renée Coulombe, Luke Martin | Andrew Tholl, Adam Greene, Juan Pablo Contreras, Evan Johnson, Sylvano Bussotti, Roger Reynolds | Rand Steiger, Ross Carey, Elaine Barkin, Mark Menzies
Mark Menzies has established an important, world-wide reputation as a violist, violinist, pianist, conductor, and composer. Currently a Professor of Music at Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand in July 2016, Mark has previously lived in the United States for 26 years. His career as a viola and violin virtuoso, chamber musician and conductor and advocate of contemporary music, has seen performances in Europe, Brazil, Mexico, Australia, Japan, New Zealand and across the United States, including a series of appearances at New York’s Carnegie Hall. He is a member of Formalist Quartet, now in its 10th season, with performance highlights including two appearances at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, and a series of recordings.