Strings Opening Week kicked off with three sold out concerts and over 4,000 people enjoying the show in the Strings Music Pavilion. Here are some of our favorite moments:

You know the concert is going to be good when the crowd gives a standing ovation before the band has even played a note. What a way to kick off Strings 24th season with Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis as opening night.

July 1 ~ Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

July 5 ~ Peter Davison

We love when the kids get a chance to be on stage. Here they are with Peter Davison learning how to spin plates. 

July 6 ~ Donors Prelude

 All of our 2011 Donors enjoying their reception at the Strings Café tent outside the Pavilion. A huge “Thank You!” from all of us at Strings. Because of you it’s all possible!

 

A wild Opening Night Orchestra concert complete with Andrés’ flying hair, energetic bow strikes and applause that brought down the house.

July 8 ~ Opening Night Orchestra
July 9 ~ Dala

The Dala girls’ smiles alone were enough to light up the stage, not to mention their gorgeous melodic voices and talented guitar and piano playing.

Posted on July 12, 2011
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