Tessa Lark, violin with Teddy Abrams, piano
Date: August 12, 2021 8:00 pm CDT
Venue: TX Whiskey Ranch
Bring your blankets and chairs to enjoy the expansive views overlooking downtown Fort Worth while you sip delicious TX Whiskey cocktails. A variety of food trucks will also be onsite before the concert. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Space is limited, so purchase your tickets today.
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- Patrons must be 21 years or older to attend.
- No outside food or drink will permitted at the venue.
The Cliburn encourages all those not vaccinated to wear a face covering.
ABOUT TESSA LARK, VIOLIN
Violinist Tessa Lark is one of the most captivating artistic voices of our time, consistently praised by critics and audiences for her astounding range of sounds, technical agility, and musical elegance. In 2020 she was nominated for a Grammy® in the Best Classical Instrumental Solo category and received one of Lincoln Center’s prestigious Emerging Artist Awards: the special Hunt Family Award. Other recent honors include a 2018 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship and a 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant, the Silver Medal in the 9th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, and top prize in the 2012 Naumburg International Violin Competition. A budding superstar in the classical realm, she is also a highly acclaimed fiddler in the tradition of her native Kentucky, delighting audiences with programming that includes Appalachian and bluegrass music and inspiring composers to write for her.
ABOUT TEDDY ABRAMS, PIANO
An unusually versatile musician, Teddy Abrams is the widely acclaimed music director of the Louisville Orchestra, as well as an accomplished pianist, clarinetist, and composer. A protégé of Michael Tilson Thomas, Abrams has guest conducted with orchestras across North America and Europe, and previously served as assistant conductor of the Detroit and New World Symphonies. He has appeared as a soloist with a number of orchestras – including play-conducting the Ravel Piano Concerto with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in 2017 – in addition to chamber music performances with the St. Petersburg String Quartet, Menahem Pressler, and John Adams, among others. Abrams co-founded the Sixth Floor Trio in 2008; the group directs the GardenMusic festival in Miami and continues to tour regularly throughout the United States.