Next Concert

Thursday December 11th at 8.00pm


James Ehnes Violin

J.S.Bach   Sonata No.3 in C major BWV 1005

Partita No.2 in D minor BWV 1004


Praised as "the Jascha Heifitz of our day" (Globe and Mail), Abbotsholme is pleased to present the distinguished violinist, James Ehnes in a solo recital. He has performed in over 30 countries on five continents, appearing regularly in the world’s great concert halls and with many of the most celebrated orchestras and conductors. He had a total of 33 recordings released through 2013. His recordings have won numerous awards and prizes, including 9 Junos, a Grammy, and a Gramophone Award. An avid chamber musician, Ehnes tours with his string quartet, the Ehnes Quartet, and is Artistic Director of the Seattle Chamber Music Society. James Ehnes plays the ''Marsick'' Stradivarius of 1715.

'Effusively lyrical..... hair-raisingly virtuosic' The Guardian