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Anne Akiko Meyers | Spotlight Events


Anne Akiko Meyers
Anne Akiko Meyers, one of the world’s premier violinists, will visit Antonio Strad Violin on Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at 6pm, for another exciting CD-signing event! Guest may purchase their CD at Antonio Strad Violin and have them signed in person by Ms. Meyers. Texas Public Radio is producing the event, which will showcase the release of her new CD, Seasons…Dreams.

“Anne Akiko Meyers is celebrated as one of the world’s premiere concert violinists. The renowned soloist, chamber musician, recording artist and educator is known as one of the most diverse artists collaborating with artists such as Chris Botti, Il Divo and Wynton Marsalis, premiering new works written for her and showcasing under-performed or rarely heard works. Meyers has been described as a ‘trailblazing violinist’, one who is constantly ‘charting her own course’. The New York Times is quoted as saying Meyers’ performances is ‘playing that flows from the heart’.

This September, E1 Records releases the hightly anticipated ‘Seasons…dreams’, which will feature world premieres and music with harp and piano. This release is on the heels of her hightly successful album ‘Smile’, which charted on Billboard. In the 2010-2011 season, Meyers will tour nationally to promote ‘The Seasons…Dreams’ and perform with the Austin Symphony, Grand Rapids Symphony, Pasadena Symphony and St.Louis Symphony. In Grand Rapids and St.Louis, she will perform Mozart’s G Major Concerto with cadenzas composed for her by Wynton Marsalis. Internationally, Meyers will return to the Osaka Philharmonic and Dusseldorf Symphoniker.”

You can learn more about Ms. Meyers at her website: www.anneakikomeyers.com.