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Ray Chen is a violinist who redefines what it is to be a classical musician in the 21st century. With a media presence that enhances and inspires the classical audience and reaches out to millions through his unprecedented online following, his remarkable musicianship transmits to a global audience. This is reflected in his engagements with the foremost orchestras and concert halls around the world. 


Sonata in G minor “Devil’s Trill” (arr. Kreisler) -Giuseppe Tartini (1692–1770) 

Violin Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30 No. 2- Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)--Allegro con brio --Adagio cantabile --Scherzo. Allegro --Finale. Allegro–Presto 


Partita No. 3 in E major for Solo Violin, BWV 1006- Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) 

Preludio Loure Gavotte en Rondeau Menuet I & Menuet II Bourree Gigue La Ronde des Lutins, Op. 25- Antonio Bazzini (1818-1897) 

Slavonic Dance No. 2 in E minor, Op. 72 (arr. Kreisler)- Antonin Dvorak (1841–1904)

Spain (arr. Elizalde & Chen)- Chick Corea (1941–2021) 

Tickets are available as part of the Music@Amherst 2023-2024 subscription packages, via the ticketing website listed below, from Aug. 22 until Sept. 14. FREE with current AC ID. Single tickets are also available at beginning Friday, April 5. Assigned seating. 

Single ticket prices: --General Public: $28 --Senior Citizens (65+): $22 --Students, with valid ID: $12 --FREE with current Amherst College ID

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