We still have the January concerts coming up on January 26 and 27, with Steven Ansell playing the Walton Viola Concerto, plus the Brahms 3rd Symphony, as well as How the Solar System Was Won by Matthew Browne.
However, we’ve got some breaking news…Winners have been selected for this season’s Ehlers Young Artist Concerto Competition. There aren’t many details yet, but here’s what we know:
First place winner
Violinist Alexander Goldberg, age 17, will play the Prokoviev Violin Concerto No. 2 with the orchestra on March 23 and 24, 2018. He is from Andover and his teacher is Angelo Xiang Yu.
Other competition honorees
- Cellist Hayden Idson, age 12. He is from Jamaica Plain, and his teacher is Michael Bonner.
- Cellist Hotin Chan, age 17. He is from Natick, and his teacher is Mark Churchill.
We’ll have more news later about possible pre-concert recitals by the honorees.