The Red Violin in Concert, Orchestre Philharmonique de Liége
May 22 @ 8:00 pm
Solo violinist Amanda Favier performs Academy award-winning director François Girard’s 1998 film, The Red Violin, screened to a live performance of the original Oscar-winning score by John Corigliano.
The Red Violin follows the intricate history of a mysterious antique violin from its creation by a legendary violin maker in 1681 Cremona, Italy, to an auction house in modern-day Montreal where it draws the eye of an expert appraiser (Samuel L. Jackson). Follow the violin’s journey as it travels through five different countries over the course of four centuries, mysteriously impacting all who play it.