Access to Art will present an elegant concert/dinner benefit featuring internationally known violinist, Michael Ludwig Thursday evening Sept. 13, at 5 p.m. The 3-course dinner will be held at Union Park Restaurant, 737 Beach Avneue.
BBC Magazine praises his “persuasive playing, silky tone, sensitivity to colour and flair for “golden age” style. Van Cliburn said: “ A Musician of profound artistry, & consummate integrity, Michael Ludwig possesses a gorgeous sound which he projects with heartfelt passion and intensity.Michael will entertain us with works by Bach, Ernst, Paganini and speak about the violin.
Michael Ludwig performs on four continents and solos with the London Philharmonic where, in 2011, he recorded Kenneth Fuchs’ “American Rhapsody.” Michael former Associate Concertmaster for the Philadelphia Orchestra is Concertmaster with the Buffalo Philharmonic. He has soloed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Boston Pops, KBS Symphony in Seoul, Korea, Beijing Symphony, and the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra. He has recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Lithuanian National Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, and Virginia Symphony. He has been featured numerous times on Performance Today, a program that reaches 1.2 million listeners on 230 radio stations nationwide. He is on the advisory board for Access to Art, Inc. Tickets are $60. per person for benefit dinner/concert. Michael records with Columbia Records.
Send checks for $60 per person to Access to Art, Inc., 4l7 E. Pacific Ave., Cape May Court House, N.J. 08210 Call to reserve.(609) 465-3963. Check our events on www.accesstoart.org Michael is a founding member of the Mondrian Ensemble, created for Access to Art, Inc.