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Glencairn presents Elizabeth Pitcairn and her red violin


Acclaimed American violin virtuoso Elizabeth Pitcairn returns to Bryn Athyn to perform in concert with her legendary “Red Violin” in the Great Hall at Glencairn Museum at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 22.

Returning to Glencairn to accompany Pitcairn is collaborative pianist Louise Thomas, director of Keyboard Collaborative Arts for College of Performing Arts at Chapman University in California.

The concert program includes Beethoven’s “Sonata No 8 in G Major,” “The Red Violin Chaconne” by John Corigliano, “Saint-Saëns’s Sonata No. 1 in D minor” and music by Gershwin/Heifetz, Elgar, Sarasate, Paganini and Bazzini.

Doors open at 2:30 p.m., and seating is limited. General admission is $20, students and Basic members pay, and the concert is free for Gold and Patron members.

Advance tickets, and reserved seating for Patron Members only, is available through 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at, 267-502-2990 or at the museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn. After March 19, tickets may be available at the door subject to availability for this popular annual performance.

Pitcairn has toured the world with her 1720 Red Mendelssohn Stradivarius. As an artist and performer, she is known for musical interpretations that touch audiences on a deeply emotional level.

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