It has been announced this week that superstar violinist Joshua Bell is set to perform the world premiere film with live orchestra performance of The Red Violin score - at this year's Festival Napa Valley in Napa Valley, California, United States.
In an immersive film with live music experience, Joshua Bell will perform John Corigliano's complete Oscar-winning 1998 score live with conductor Michael Stern and the Festival Orchestra NAPA - on July 26th at 6.00pm.
"One of the great privileges of my life was my collaboration two decades ago with John Corigliano on his extraordinary score for ‘The Red Violin ..." Joshua has said.
"My words cannot praise him enough nor convey my gratitude properly, but I look forward to celebrating his 80th birthday this year simply by playing his music wherever and whenever possible ... and will continue to relish the opportunities to help deliver his musical gifts to the world," he has said.
The Violin Channel will be broadcasting a pre-concert panel VC Facebook Live discussion from Far Niente Winery with Joshua Bell, composer John Corigliano, Producer Niv Fichman and conductor Michael Stern on July 25 at 9.00pm (EST) New York time.