December 8, 2010
University Symphony concert features violinist Ronald Patterson
Violinist Ronald Patterson is professor of violin and chair of the Instrumental Performance Division at the UW School of Music. He is also a violinist in Duo Patterson, first Violin of the Rainier String Quartet, and concertmaster of the New Hampshire Music Festival Orchestra. He was a student of Jascha Heifetz, Eudice Shapiro and Manuel Compinsky.
Conductor Jonathan Pasternack is director of orchestral activities ant the UW School of Music during the 2010-11 academic year. He has conducted orchestras, opera and ballet in the United States and Europe, with such ensembles as the London Symphony Orchestra, Residentie Orkest of the Hague, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center, among many others. His debut recording, leading the London Symphony Orchestra in Béla Bartóks Miraculous Mandarin suite and the Symphony No. 1 by Johannes Brahms, will be released in January 2011 on the Naxos label.
The concert will be at 7:30 p.m. in Meany Theater. Tickets are $10, and can be obtained from the Arts Ticket Office, 206-543-4880 or online.