Meadows Violin Professor Aaron Boyd To Be Featured in National PBS Show Live From Lincoln Center, Sept. 6
Aaron Boyd has established an international career as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestral leader, recording artist, lecturer and educator
Aaron Boyd, director of chamber music and violin professor at SMU Meadows, will be a featured performer in Odyssey: The Chamber Music Society in Greece, the first show of the new fall season of Live From Lincoln Center, airing on national PBS stations Friday, September 6 (8 p.m. Central time). For the first time in the series’ 43-year history, Live From Lincoln Center has taken its show outside the U.S., presenting the extraordinary musicians of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in a special broadcast across iconic settings in Greece, birthplace of the classical ideal.
The ensemble will perform works by Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Bach, Debussy, Ravel, and Greek-American composer George Tsontakis in locales including the First Ancient Theatre of Larissa, the historic Church of Pammegiston Taxiarchon at Pelion, and the newly opened Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens.
Live From Lincoln Center, winner of 17 Emmy Awards, is a cornerstone of performing arts broadcasting, bringing the world’s greatest artists and performances in music, dance, and theater from Lincoln Center’s renowned stages to households across America on PBS. Since its premiere in 1976, Live From Lincoln Center has given hundreds of millions of people the chance to watch performances by legendary performers and ensembles.
Aaron Boyd has established an international career as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestral leader, recording artist, lecturer and educator. He has appeared at prestigious venues throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia and is a season artist of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Read more about Aaron Boyd here. See a 30-second preview of the concert.
Below, Aaron Boyd discusses the Peak Fellowship Ensemble-in-Residence program at SMU Meadows for chamber music groups.