French violinist Chloé Kiffer featured soloist at Greenwich Symphony Orchestra’s 61st season finale
French violinist Chloé Kiffer is the featured soloist, as the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra wraps its 61st season with performances Saturday, April 13, and Sunday, April 14.
Along with Kiffer performing Dvorák’s “Violin Concerto,” the program includes Stravinski’s “Symphony for Wind Instruments,” Anton Coppola’s “Fa-Fa-Do” and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Capriccio Espagnol.”
Kiffer, a 2014 Heifetz alumna and 2015 and 2016 Artist in Residence, was born to a family of musicians and started playing the violin at the age of 6, according to the GSO website’s event page. She has performed as a chamber musician and orchestral soloist in concerts and festivals all over Europe, and in Israel, China, Canada and the U.S. She entered the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris at the age of 14, and graduated with a degree in Violin Performance. In October 2015, Kiffer made her debut at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium with the Tchaikovsky “Violin Concerto,” under the baton of David Gilbert. She graduated from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris at the age of 17. She went on to earn an Artist Diploma in Germany and postgraduate degrees at Manhattan School of Music as a student of Pinchas Zukerman and Patinka Kopec.
Greenwich High School Performing Arts Center, 10 Hillside Road. Saturday, April 13, 8 p.m.; Sunday, April 14, 4 p.m. $40, $10 students. 203-869-2664.