Midori

Midori's Passion Beyond the Concert Hall

Jul 19, 2017
Credit: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

The Curtis Institute of Music recently announced  that violinist Midori will be joining its faculty in 2018. Midori  has been performing with major orchestras since her 1983 New Year’s Eve debut at age 11 with The New York Philharmonic. While still in her teens, she developed another passion, which she will continue in Philadelphia.

Credit: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

A special New Year's Day treat awaits us on WRTI at 1 pm as Midori—one of the greatest violinists of her generation—teams up with The Philadelphia Orchestra in a performance of Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D, one of the towering masterpieces in the repertory. Listen on WRTI's new App!

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Apr 15, 2006

This week, a candid interview with violin virtuoso Midori. After a lengthy career as one of the world's outstanding artists, Midori has decided to take on the task of educating the young through outreach programs and collaborations with fellow artists through her foundation Midori and Friends.