An Intimate Concert at the Candler Residence
Kelly Hall-Tompkins, violin
June 3, 2021
4:30-Wine and hors d’oeuvres
6:00-Post concert Q & A
You are invited
to another intimate event featuring a world-class musician performing at the home of Kristine and John Candler. This fundraiser will offer attendees a close and personal experience with classical violinist and Greenville native, Kelly Hall-Tompkins, who was also in the Broadway revival of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ as “The Fiddler!”
Watch her here featured on The Today Show on NBC.
To purchase your entrance to the house concert, we ask you to make a $125 donation per attendee. Your name will be added to the guest list. All proceeds from this special fundraiser will enable us to continue to bring exceptional guest artists to the Brevard Philharmonic.
Winner of a Naumburg International Violin Competition Honorarium Prize and featured in the Smithsonian Museum for African-American History, Ms. Hall-Tompkins is a violin soloist entrepreneur who has been acclaimed by the New York Times as “the versatile violinist who makes the music come alive,” for her “tonal mastery” (BBC Music Magazine) and as New York Times “New Yorker of the Year.” She has appeared as co-soloist in Carnegie Hall with Glenn Dicterow and conductor Leonard Slatkin, in London at Queen Elizabeth Hall, at Lincoln Center and with the Symphonies of Dallas, Jacksonville, Oakland, recitals in Paris, New York, Toronto, Washington, Chicago, and festivals of Tanglewood, Ravinia, Santa Fe, France, Germany and Italy. She was “Fiddler”/Violin Soloist of the Grammy/Tony-nominated Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof. Inspired by her experience, she commissioned and developed the first ever Fiddler solo disc of all new arrangements, “The Fiddler Expanding Tradition,” which is featured in the new documentary “Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles” on the 55-year history of the musical. As founder of Music Kitchen-Food for the Soul, Kelly Hall-Tompkins is a pioneer of social justice in classical music, bringing top artists in over 100 concerts coast to coast in homeless shelters from New York to Los Angeles and in internationally in Paris, France. Music Kitchen makes its Carnegie Hall debut to present the Forgotten Voices Song Cycle May 21,2020 in Association with Carnegie Hall.
Visit Kelly’s web site to learn even more about this fabulous artist!