Music at Penn Alps presenting final concert of the season

Jonthan Carney

GRANTSVILLE — The final concert of the Music at Penn Alps season will feature Jonathan Carney on violin, with John Nauman accompanying on piano Aug. 24 at 7 p.m.

The men will perform in the Great Hall of the Penn Alps complex along U.S. Route 40.

Carney hails from a musical family with all six members having graduated from The Juilliard School. After completing his studies at Juilliard, he was awarded a Leverhulme Fellowship in London at the Royal College of Music.

Carney has toured the Americas, Europe and the Far East as both leader and soloist with numerous international ensembles, including the orchestras of Los Angeles, Vancouver and Helsinki. 

He made his debut as leader of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall in 1991 and has since appeared as a soloist in many of the concert halls in Europe as well as an extensive tour of South America with Yehudi Menuhin.

Other recent engagements include the BBC Philharmonic, the Residentie Orchestra of the Hague and the Baltimore Symphony. From 1994 to 2000, Carney was concertmaster of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

In addition to his recordings for CBS Masterworks, Decca, ASV and Naxos, Carney is regularly featured on  BBC. He was also director of the Royal Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble and has recorded over 20 discs for Tring International.

Tickets are available in the gift shop at Penn Alps Restaurant or online at www.musicatpennalps.org/tickets. Anyone 19 years old and under will be admitted free of charge. 

For additional information, contact Joe McDaniel, president of Music at Penn Alps, at 301-895-5801.

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