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NMWA Presents Violinist Bella Hristova

Sep 15 2015

WASHINGTON—The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) presents a line-up of acclaimed performers as part of the annual Shenson Chamber Music Concerts under the artistic direction of Gilan Tocco Corn. Through these concerts, the museum carries out its mission of recognizing and supporting women in all areas of the arts. Women musicians performing in the museum’s free concert series have been impressing audiences for 18 years. The series was named in honor of Drs. Ben and A. Jess Shenson, who were longtime supporters of the museum and lovers of music.

Join NMWA in welcoming violinist Bella Hristova on Wednesday, October 7 from 7:30–9:30 p.m. Acclaimed for her passionate, powerful performances, beautiful sound, and compelling command of her instrument, Bulgarian-born Hristova is a young musician with a growing international career as a soloist and recording artist. The Strad has praised, “Every sound she draws is superb,” and the Washington Post noted that she is “a player of impressive power and control.”

She has performed extensively as soloist with orchestras including with Pinchas Zukerman and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s at Lincoln Center, and with the New York String Orchestra under Jaime Laredo at Carnegie Hall, as well as with the Mississippi Symphony, City of London Sinfonia, Orquesta Sinfonica de Venezuela, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra and Korea’s Cheongju Symphony Orchestra. She has performed recitals at the Cerritos Center for the Arts, the Alys Stephens Center for the Performing Arts, Free for All at Town Hall, the Shanghai International Music Festival and Seoul National University. 

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