A co-presentation of Laguna Beach Live! and the Philharmonic Society of Orange County Performed at the Laguna Playhouse
The 22nd annual Laguna Beach Music Festival features violinist Anne Akiko Meyers. One of the world’s most esteemed violinists, Anne Akiko Meyers has been described as “a musical wizard, with astonishing access to every kind of expressive color” (San Diego Union-Tribune).
Anne Akiko Meyers creates a “beautiful sonic world full of color and movement and breath” in her Opening Night program: “Metamorphoses,” featuring new premieres of arrangements for violin-harp as well as violin-electronics.
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Joined by string orchestra and guest performers, Anne Akiko Meyers shares a program titled “Doubles,” which features the fiery interplay of two violins in works such as Bach’s Double Violin Concerto and Handel-Halvorsen-Heifetz’ Passacaglia. The yearning melodies of Philip Glass’ Echorus and Fanny Mendelssohn’s soulful String Quartet bring the program to a close.
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Anne Akiko Meyers brings the 2024 Laguna Beach Music Festival to a delightful close with “Carnaval!” pairing Ástor Piazzolla’s nostalgic homage to the tango genre, L'histoire du Tango, with a new arrangement of Camille Saint-Saëns’ whimsical Carnival of the Animals.