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Violinist Joshua Bell Tours “The Elements”

Joshua Bell The Element 2024 tour Music Press Asia Newswire

With a career spanning almost four decades, GRAMMY® Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell is one of the most celebrated artists of his era.

Bell has performed with virtually every major orchestra in the world, and continues to maintain engagements as a soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, conductor and as the Music Director of the Academy of St Martin in the Field.

Here are Bell’s upcoming performances for the rest of May, June and beginning of July:
31 May – 2 June, Kansas City Symphony
8 June, Calgary Philharmonic Calgary
13 – 15 June, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
20 – 22 June, Seattle Symphony
2 July, Music Academy of the West, Santa Barbara
15 August, Los Angelas Philharmonic (Walt Disney Concert Hall)
17 – 19 October, National Symphony Orchestra (The Kennedy Center)

Bell’s highlights in the 2023-24 season include an international tour of his newly-commissioned project, The Elements, featuring works by renowned composers representing each of the five elements.

Composers include Jake Heggie (Fire), Jennifer Higdon (Air), Edgar Meyer (Water), Jessie Montgomery (Space), and Kevin Puts (Earth).

The work has premiere performances arranged with the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Hong Kong Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Seattle Symphony Orchestra.

Last September (2023), the Asia Premiere of his latest project “The Elements” was performed with the Hong Kong Philharmonic’s 50th season opening concerts under the baton of Jaap van Zweden.

Bell released his new album on Sony Classical, Butterfly Lovers, in summer 2023.

The record features the Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto by Chen Gang and He Zhanhao, newly arranged for a traditional Chinese orchestra conducted by Tsung Yeh.

Bell has lead the Academy of St Martin in the Fields on tour in Australia and at the moment throughout the United States.

Bell appears as artist-in-residence this season with the NDR Elbphilharmonie, and as guest artist with the New Jersey Symphony, National Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Philadelphia Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony and more.

In 2021, Bell announced his new partnership with Trala, the tech-powered violin learning app.

Bell performs on the 1713 Huberman Stradivarius violin.

For more information about Joshua Bell, visit his official website here.

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