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The Second Annual Lev Aronson Legacy Festival - Week of Concerts Ticket Pass
The Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX
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The Lev Aronson Legacy hopes you have enjoyed the unique events celebrating the life and teaching of Lev Aronson.


The Second Annual Lev Aronson Legacy Festival - Week of Concerts Ticket Pass
Lev Aronson Legacy Festival Concert Series Week Ticket Pass - Six concerts for $60 (save 50%!)

Cellist Lev Aronson miraculously survived Nazi concentration camps in World War II through dedication to music and pure determination.  Dallas became his new home where he developed his unique method of teaching, served as principal cellist of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for almost twenty years, and became known as one of the most influential cello teachers around the globe.

His life and legacy are now celebrated annually with a week-long festival of world-class performers and teachers at the Meadows School of the Arts at SMU.


- Monday, June 9th, 7pm; SMU O'Donnell Hall
Opening Gala Concert
Legacy founder and cellist Brian Thornton, along with Emanuel Borok, former Concertmaster of the Dallas Symphony, and prize-winning pianist, Spencer Meyer, perform Zimmerli, Bach and Tchaikovsky

- Tuesday, June 10th, 7pm; SMU Caruth Auditorium
SMU cello professor Andres Diaz will perform works by Menotti, Xi

- Wednesday, June 11th, 7pm; SMU O'Donnell Hall
Concert and special reception featuring Mike Block, cellist from Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble plus Dallas-based world music group, Obscure Dignitaries take the stage for an energetic and global experience not to be missed!

- Thursday, June 12th, 7pm; SMU O'Donnell Hall
TCU cello professor, mentor and soloist Jesus Castro-Balbi performs Bach, Prokofiev and Strauss.

- Friday, June 13th, 7pm; SMU O'Donnell Hall
Rice University cello professor and Grammy nominee, Norman Fischer takes the stage to perform Beethoven favorites.

- Saturday, June 14th, 7pm; SMU Caruth Auditorium
World-Renowned Cello Soloist and Lev Aronson Student Ralph Kirshbaum performs a special concert featuring the music of Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, and Shostakovich.

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The Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University (View)
6101 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205
United States

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Owner: The Lev Aronson Legacy
On BPT Since: May 19, 2014
Brian Thornton

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