The dazzling Japanese-born American violinist made her auspicious debut with Zubin Mehta and the New York Philharmonic in 1982 at 11, caused a sensation three years later playing Leonard Bernstein’s Serenade at Tanglewood, and continues her meteoric rise. A committed international educator and activist who is a music professor at USC, Midori returns to Bing for the first time since the 2013 opening season, playing a rich mix of music by Bach, Brahms, Schubert, and Tchaikovsky.
Bach: Sonata for Sonata for Violin and Keyboard in E Major
Brahms: Sonata for Violin and Piano G Major
Tchaikovsky: Valse sentimentale (transcr.), op. 51 no. 6; Valse Scherzo, op. 34