Join the UKSO as we welcome violinist, Alexander Kerr, to the stage this Friday at 7:30 PM! Alexander Kerr is Professor of Violin at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. In 1996, at the age of 26, he was appointed to the prestigious position of concertmaster of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. In 2008, he began his tenure as principal guest concertmaster of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and in September 2011, he assumed his role as concertmaster of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Kerr has appeared as soloist with major orchestras throughout the United States and Europe, working with such renowned conductors as Mariss Jansons, Riccardo Chailly, Peter Oundjian, Robert Spano, Alan Gilbert, Jaap van Zweden, and David Zinman. Raised in Alexandria, Virginia, Kerr began his studies at age seven with members of the National Symphony Orchestra. He went on to study with Sally Thomas at The Juilliard School and with Aaron Rosand at the Curtis Institute of Music, where he earned his Bachelor of Music degree in 1992.
MESSIAEN: Les offerandes oubliees
PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 2
STRAVINSKY: Funeral Song (Kentucky premiere)
STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring
Singletary Center for the Arts