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Heifetz Hear & Now: Ani Kavafian

November 6, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Heifetz Institute presents Hear & Now – a chamber music concert series at Mary Baldwin University’s Francis Auditorium in Staunton, Virginia. This second concert in the series features legendary violinist Ani Kavafian alongside the exceptional young musicians of the Heifetz Ensemble in Residence.

Program to include:

  • Bach: Cello Suite No.4 in E-flat Major, BWV 1010
  • Ernst von Dohnányi: Serenade in C Major, Op. 10
  • Bohuslav Martinů: Viola Rhapsody Concerto
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Sonata No. 21 in E minor, K. 304
  • Joaquín Turina: Violin Sonata No. 2, Op.82 “Sonata Española”
  • Antonín Dvořák: Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 81

2PM Pre-concert Conversation | 3PM Concert

Francis Auditorium @ Mary Baldwin University 227 E. Frederick Street Staunton, VA
Free parking available both at MBU lots and on East Frederick Street (see a campus map here)

Series Pass: $150 includes priority reserved seating and complimentary admission to the Heifetz Holiday Homecoming Concert (December 16 at Francis Auditorium) PURCHASE HERE

Individual Tickets: $25
Free Admission for MBU Students (must register in advance & present valid student ID at the door)
$5 tickets for all other students (must register in advance & present valid student ID at the door)
Children 12 and under free

Reserved seating available through the ticket form below
Accessible seating available (indicated in red on the seating map)
Groups welcome – please email tickets@heifetzinstitute.org to inquire about group rates.

Please note – face masks are strongly encouraged for all audience members for the health and safety of our artists, staff, and community.


Violinist Ani Kavafian enjoys a prolific career as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. She has performed with virtually all of America’s leading orchestras in major venues across the country, has premiered and recorded a number of works written for her, and has been featured on many network and PBS television music specials. Kavafian tours internationally as an artist-member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and appears frequently in performance with her sister, violinist and violist Ida Kavafian. Learn more.


Carlos Rafael Martinez Arroyo

Carlos Rafael Martinez Arroyo


Manhattan School of Music
Cabra, Andalusia, Spain

Joseph Skerik

Joseph Skerik


Yale School of Music
Interlochen, MI

Serge Kalinovsky

Serge Kalinovsky


Music Institute of Chicago Academy
Bloomington, IN

This concert is sponsored by:

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Francis Auditorium
227 East Frederick Street
Staunton, VA 24401 United States
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