Concerto with Louisiana Sinfonietta
Mendelessohn’s Concerto in D minor for Violin, Piano and String Orchestra, Lauren Davis violin, Peter Muir piano, conducted by Dinos Constantinides.
Lauren Davis Ph.D., received her Bachelor of Music from the Oberlin College Conservatory, her Masters from Louisiana State University, and a Ph.D., in violin pedagogy from the Australian National University, Canberra. She has played with numerous orchestras in the United States including the Canton Symphony, Baton Rouge Symphony, Louisiana Sinfonietta, Acadiana Symphony, and the Woodstock Chamber Orchestra. Lauren currently teaches at the Riverina Conservatorium in Wagga Wagga, Australia.
Peter Muir Ph.D., is a versatile international pianist and recording artist whose playing has been described by the New York Times as “potent” and by Newsday as “terrific”. Originally from the United Kingdom, he studied piano with Sydney Harrison and was a prize winning student of Yonty Solomon at the Royal College of Music, London. Since graduating from the Royal College of Music he has performed all over the world as a soloist and accompanist in both classical and vernacular music, as well as becoming an authority on American vernacular music with a Ph.D., in musicology. As a soloist he has performed Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue in both the U.K. and the U.S.A as well as Liszt’s virtuoso Totentanz with the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra.
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