TONIGHT: Tessa Lark Kicks Off Troy Chromatic’s Concert Season [Berkshire On Stage]
Troy Chromatic Concerts opens its 121st season with violinist extraordinaire Tessa Lark. She will perform a program mixing classical compositions and traditional Appalachian fiddle tunes at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall at 7:30pm tonight (Friday, October 6).
Recipient of a 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant, Silver Medalist in the 9th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, and winner of the 2012 Naumburg International Violin Competition, Tessa Lark is one of the most captivating artistic voices of her time. She is praised consistently by critics and audiences alike for her astounding range of sounds, technical agility, captivating interpretations and multi-genre programming and performance. Also the recipient of a career grant from the Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing and Visual Arts in 2014, Lark continues to expand her relationships with orchestras and presenters on stages worldwide.
A passionate chamber musician, she has toured with musicians from Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute and will appear on two tours with Musicians from Marlboro in 2018. Her piano trio, Trio Modêtre, took top prize in the 2012 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. Lark has collaborated with a growing list of renowned artists including Mitsuko Uchida, Itzhak Perlman, Miriam Fried, Donald Weilerstein, Pamela Frank, Kim Kashkashian, Peter Wiley, and Ralph Kirshbaum. She joined Caramoor Virtuosi as a result of her participation in Caramoor’s Rising Stars Series.