Chamber Series – Lucid Dreams Flute & Piano

Tues | Oct 4, 2022 – 7:30PM

Two Rivers Winery & Chateau

Nina Assimakopoulous, flute; Sun Jung Lee, piano; and special guests from the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra perform Lucid Dreams Flute & Piano, an intimate chamber concert, for an evening at the Two Rivers Winery and Chateau.

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About this Performance

On Tuesday, October 4, 2022 – 7:30PM, the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra (GJSO) will present Nina Assimakopoulos, flute; Sun Jung Lee, piano; and special guests from the GJSO perform Lucid Dreams Flute & Piano at the Two Rivers Winery & Chateau in Grand Junction, Colorado!

Internationally acclaimed flutist Nina Assimakopoulos has been hailed as “…a marvel!” (Münchner Merkur), and a versatile virtuoso with a “dramatic sense of pacing” who demonstrates “not just perfect technique and total breath control but supreme intelligent, elegant phrasing; broad tone color; lyricism; a full range of dynamic expression; and above all STYLE that paints the differences from Bach to Bartok…” (American Record Guide).

A champion of contemporary music, Nina Assimakopoulos is credited with over 83 national and world-premiere performances and new work commissions, as well as multimedia collaborative projects and concerts integrating baroque through contemporary flute music with visual and digital arts, dance, and theater. She has toured extensively in the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America as a performing artist and masterclass presenter. Her five solo CDs, include Vayu, Multi-cultural Flute Solos from the Twenty-First Century, which was elected into the first round of the Grammy nominations for Best Classical Solo Instrumental 2015.

Assimakopoulos has performed with the Munich City Opera, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Academy Orchestra, and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and has appeared as a featured recital soloist at Carnegie Hall, New York; the Alden Theater “Rising Stars” Concert Series in Washington, D.C.; the “Dame Myra Hess” Radio Broadcast Concert Series, Chicago, Illinois; and the “Live from Hochstein” Radio Broadcast Concert Series, Rochester, New York in addition to numerous contemporary music festivals including the AmBul New Music Festival in Sofia, Bulgaria and the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF). She is the recipient of grants and awards from the Aaron Copland Fund for New Music Recording, the Fulbright Foundation, the National Society of Arts and Letters, and the Yehudi Menuhin Chamber Music Endowment.

Single tickets will be available for $40 and will be available for purchase in June of 2022. For more information, please contact info@gjso.org or 970 243 6787.

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