Amadi Azikiwe, violin and viola, with David Berry, piano

Tue, Jan 14 @ 8 pm

RECITAL HALL

Amadi Azikiwe, violin and viola, with David Berry, piano

Tue, Jan 14 @ 8 pm

RECITAL HALL


Amadi Azikiwe will perform a varied and colorful recital featuring works by Mozart, Ravel and Hindemith, accompanied by David Berry. The violin and its larger “cousin,” the viola, will be featured in this concert.

A native of New York City, violist Amadi Azikiwe enjoys a global, multifaceted career and reputation, known for his stunning solo and recital performances, chamber music collaborations and community engagement events. He is also renowned as a violinist and conductor. In the United States, Azikiwe has been heard as a recitalist in Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Houston, New York City, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., including a performance at the Supreme Court of the United States. He has performed internationally and has also been a guest artist with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, both in New York City and at the Kennedy Center. Azikiwe has won prizes and awards from the New York Philharmonic, Concert Artists Guild, North Carolina Symphony, the National Society of Arts and Letters, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America where he maintains a strong artistic and mentoring association.

David Berry is an active classical pianist whose performances have been featured at Carnegie Hall and Merkin Concert Hall, on the UW World Series at the University of Washington, as well as live on WQXR-FM in New York City. In addition to his accomplishments as a classical musician, Berry is an avid improviser of jazz, gospel and popular contemporary piano styles, and also enjoys composing his own concert arrangements of hymns. 


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