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MOZART SYMPHONY NO. 40 JOSEPH MEYERHOFF SYMPHONY HALL Friday, February 8, 2019, 8 pm Sunday, February 10, 2019, 3 pm MUSIC CENTER AT STRATHMORE Saturday, February 9, 2019, 8 pm Markus Stenz, conductor Paul Huang, violin Emmanuel Chabrier España Aram Khachaturian Violin Concerto Allegro con fermezza Andante sostenuto Allegro vivace Paul Huang INTERMISSION Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550 Molto allegro Andante Menuetto: Allegretto Allegro assai Ludwig van Beethoven Leonore Overture No. 3 in C Major, op. 72b The concert will end at approximately 10 pm on Friday and Saturday and 5 pm on Sunday. PRESENTING SPONSOR: SUPPORTING SPONSOR: About the Artists Markus Stenz For Markus Stenz’s bio, please see pg. 16. Paul Huang  Recipient of the prestigious 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant and the 2017 Lincoln Center Award for Emerging Artists, violinist Paul Huang has gained attention for his eloquent music-making, distinctive sound and effortless virtuosity. The Washington Post proclaimed Huang as “an artist with the goods for a significant career.” His recent and forthcoming engagements include his recital debut at the Lucerne Festival, as well as solo appearances with the Mariinsky Orchestra, Berliner Symphoniker, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Houston Symphony, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra and Taipei Symphony Orchestra. This season, he will also be making his Chicago orchestral debut at the Grant Park Music Festival, as well as appearances with the Buffalo Philharmonic and with the Baltimore, Alabama, Pacific, Santa Barbara, Charlotte and Taiwan’s National symphony orchestras. During the 2018 – 19 season, Huang makes debuts at the Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival and returns to the Palm Beach Chamber Music Society with the Emerson String Quartet and pianist Gilles Vonsattel. In addition, Huang continues his association with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Camerata Pacifica.  Huang’s recent recital engagements included Lincoln Center’s Great Performers series and return engagement at the Kennedy Center with pianist Orion Weiss. Huang has also made debuts at the Wigmore Hall, Seoul Arts Center and the Louvre. His first solo CD, Intimate Inspiration, is a collection of favorite virtuoso and romantic encore pieces released on the CHIMEI label. In association with Camerata Pacifica, he recorded Four Songs of Solitude for solo violin on their album of John Harbison’s works. He has performed at Music@Menlo Chamber Music Festival, Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, La Jolla Music Society and the Sion Festival. His collaborators have included Gil Shaham, Cho-Liang Lin, Nobuko Imai, Lawrence Power, Maxim Rysanov, Mischa Maisky, Yefim Bronfman and Marc-André Hamelin. Honors include winning of the 2011 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, First Prize at the 2009 Tibor Varga International Violin Competition Sion Valais in Switzerland, the 2009 Chi Mei Cultural Foundation Arts Award, the 2013 Salon de Virtuosi Career Grant and the 2014 Classical Recording Foundation Award. Born in Taiwan, Huang began violin lessons at the age of seven. He is a proud recipient of the inaugural JA N – F E B 201 9 / OV E R T U R E 25