Music@Menlo presents ‘Carte Blanche’ | Culture & Leisure

The Music@Menlo chamber music festival presented its final ‘Carte Blanche’ program of the season on Thursday 4 August at Stent Family Hall on the Menlo School campus in Atherton. The “Carte Blanche” concerts are recitals organized by the performers. This concert featured veteran Menlo violinist Bella Hristova and rookie pianist Shai Wosner in a program … Read more

Peninsula Symphony features Violins of Hope | Arts & Entertainment

Peninsula Symphony features Violins of Hope |  Arts & Entertainment

Guest soloist Cihat Aşkin is a Turkish violinist who has regularly participated in the Violins of Hope project since its inception. Two years ago, I was writing in these pages about the local residency of the Violins of Hope. These are instruments owned by Jewish victims or survivors of the Nazi Holocaust. Collected and restored … Read more