Violinist Robyn Bollinger to Perform Biber to Berio at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

On May 3 at 7 p.m., versatile young violinist Robyn Bollinger, a member of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Grammy-nominated resident chamber orchestra A Far Cry, performs a daring solo concert in the Museum’s Calderwood Hall.

In addition to her work with A Far Cry, Bollinger is a popular figure on the chamber music stage and a sought-after collaborator. She recently graduated from New England Conservatory of Music where she received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees with honors. She is the recipient of a prestigious 2016 grant from the Lenore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for her multimedia performance project, “CIACCONA: The Bass of Time,” which she will perform at the Gardner Museum. She will also play it on her tour to Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival, Emory University, and National Sawdust (Brooklyn, N.Y.

“CIACCONA: The Bass of Time” spans musical selections from Baroque to present day, accompanied by multimedia historical presentations and live personal narratives. The program includes: Biber, Passacaglia; Bach, Ciaconna, from Partita in D Minor; Bartók, Tempo di Ciaconna, from Sonata for Solo Violin; and Berio, Sequenza VIII.


The concert will take place in the Museum’s Calderwood Hall, located at 25 Evans Way, Boston. Tickets are required. These may be purchased in advance or at the door, and include Museum admission.



Tickets: Adults $27, seniors $24, members $17, students and children 7–17 $12 (children under 7 not admitted).

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