As the first-prize winner of the American Protégé International Concerto competition, Goldberg made his debut at Carnegie Hall in New York in 2012 at age 11. Read them in this special section. First prize is $1,000; second prize is $500. At the end of the piece, the violin played several long and high notes accompanied softly by the piano. He studies violin with Donald Weilerstein at New England Conservatory Preparatory School. Johannes Brahms - Violin Concerto in D Major with Alex Goldberg, Winner, 2019 William Waite Concerto Competition Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No. 3 in B Minor, Op. And it’s great that Alex really listened to the piano, and the piano really listened to him. Courtesy photoAlexander Goldberg performs this weekend with the Concord Orchestra as the winner of its annual Young Artist Competition. 2” from “Baal Shem,” by Ernest Bloch, was another piece that Goldberg performed. 1 in G Minor, BWV 1001.” Goldberg begins to play louder and louder until finally striking his bow across the strings to produce two long, dramatic notes that finish the piece. Article. A mix of clouds and sun. Goldberg opened last Saturday’s violin recital with “Violin Sonata No. 105 - I. Mit leidenschaftlichem Ausdruck by Robert Schumann. The piece built tension through dramatic changes in volume and speed. When we asked for stories from breast cancer survivors and others, the calls started coming and did not stop. The competition is open to musicians of high school age or younger who live in eastern Massachusetts. At that moment, the violin officially became the "Goldberg Baron Vitta" Guarneri del Gesú violin. In the cheerful third movement, the melody alternated between the violin and the piano. Subscribe here! In May 2007 the "Goldberg" violin was donated to the Library of Congress. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, collecting vinyl LPs, watching classic films, hiking, and doing crossword puzzles. The third movement, which ended the concerto, alternated between high melodies and long notes that resembled a march. The winner is chosen by a panel of orchestra members and the music director. Donate Now →. Concord Orchestra performs Friday and Saturday, March 23 and 24, at 8 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center, 51 Walden, Concord. Goldberg then played “Concerto No. Alexander Franco Goldberg (violin), 17, hails from Redwood City, California and now attends Andover High School in Andover, Massachusetts. Charles Stacy ’16, an audience member, said, “I think Dina, his accompanist, had an equal part in this sonata. The second movement featured four variations on a single tune. Full-show tracks are still available on our show pages. Get inspiring new shows and music videos delivered straight to your inbox. He has also performed in many solo and chamber music recitals. First published in 1741 as the fourth in a series Bach called Clavier-Übung, "keyboard practice", the work is considered to be one of the most important examples of variation form. It was very virtuosic. First Amendment: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. You have permission to edit this article. I am just really proud of him, and this is just something he does outside of school… I know it’s really hard for [Andover students] to carve time into doing anything extra… I am personally dumbfounded by what he has accomplished.”. 1 in A minor, Op. It just means a lot to me. Areas of patchy fog early. Szymon Goldberg (1 June 1909 – 19 July 1993) was a Polish-born Jewish classical violinist and conductor, latterly an American.. Born in Włocławek, Congress Poland, Goldberg played the violin as a child growing up in Warsaw.His first teacher was Henryk Czaplinski, a pupil of the great Czech violinist Otakar Ševčík; his second was Mieczysław Michałowicz, a pupil of Leopold Auer. Also on the program are "Printemps" by Claude Debussy and Robert Schumann’s Symphony No. Read the week’s top stories from The Phillipian, curated for your inbox. Most recently, he was chosen for an episode of NPR’s “From the Top,” which is airing sometime this month. Sign Up Now “Nigun No. The blurring of the quickly advancing notes from both the piano and the violin resolved in the concentrated trills at the very end of the first movement, while the second movement contained a single motif played in different ranges by both the piano and the violin. Laura Jean has 5 jobs listed on their profile. They played well together.”. The Andover High School student earned the honor as the winner of Concord Orchestra's annual Young Artist Competition. His notes were very accurate and clear. It was pretty amazing to watch. View Laura Jean Goldberg’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Add your name to our mailing list to receive festival brochures, e-newsletters, and other festival news. 88 Open to: I am Jewish and a ‘Nigun’ is a Jewish prayer song. 2 with the Concord Orchestra, a work that is said to feature many contrasts of mood and tempo, with a romantic melody in the slow movement and dance-like rhythms in the lively finale. Goldberg studies violin with Donald Weilerstein through the New England Conservatory Preparatory Program. Alexander Goldberg, a 17-year-old violinist from Andover, plays a featured part this weekend in the Concord Orchestra's annual "Spring Awakening" concert. Goldberg will perform Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. Goldberg said, “I think [my favorite piece] was the Bloch, the ‘Nigun.’ It’s just such a powerful piece, and it’s got a lot of meaning behind it, and I feel like it connects with my culture. Yale College Office of Web Operations, 55 Whitney Ave., Suite 630, New Haven, CT 06510 USA. As his fingers race across the strings of his violin, Alex Goldberg ’18 calmly moves his bow and hits every note in Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Violin Sonata No. Apply: The Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award. It is very interesting in that sense.”. We are currently unable to display individual tracks on some musician pages. The interchange between long, steady notes and dissonant chords created a dark and tense mood in the piece. The Dr. Carol Vasconcellos Youth Concerto Competition recognizes students of exceptional musical talent. Keep up with the latest events in the Benjamin Zander Center by joining our mailing list! The "Goldberg" violin joined its "twin," the "Kreisler" violin to become part of the Library's collection. From the Top is an independent nonprofit, funded by individuals like you! He has gone on to be awarded first prize in a number of concerto competitions, leading to solo performances with the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra, Quincy Symphony and Brockton Symphony. Alex Goldberg, violin. I feel that he will contribute a great deal to our musical lives.”. We apologize for this inconvenience! 1 in G Minor, BWV 1001.” Goldberg begins to play louder and louder until finally striking his bow across the strings to produce two long, dramatic notes that finish the piece. I really liked how his tone varied a lot, how in the Saint-Saëns, sometimes he went from a very scratchy sound with the bow to a very soft tone.”, Richard Goldberg, Alex’s father, said “In the last few weeks, [Alex] made huge improvements and just the emotion he put into this [has increased so much]. 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The Israeli Flute Choir, concert in "HaTeiva", Tel-Aviv June 2018. Considerable cloudiness. 1 in G Minor, BWV 1001.” This recital, held in the Timken Room of Graves Hall, featured Goldberg on violin with piano accompaniment by Dina Vainshtein, Goldberg’s music teacher. Andover violinist earns seat with Concord Orchestra, By Lillian Shapiro Special Correspondent For Real Estate Marketplace, Eagle Tribune Carrier Route Opportunities, Phase II of 'The Villas at North Tuscan Village' off to a roaring start. This piece’s first movement was a contrasting blend of stretched, long notes and sharp, short notes. 61,” by Camille Saint-Saëns, purely from memory. Winds light and variable. Alexander performed February 11th, 2018 on Show 349 in Boston, Massachusetts. Isaac Newell ’18, an audience member, said, “I also liked the Saint-Saëns at the end, how it got into the really high range [of the] violin. Alexander performed February 11th, 2018 on Show 349 in Boston, Massachusetts. Low 46F. 1, Opus 12 in D Major,” by Beethoven. Visit concordorchestra.com for more information. Alexander Goldberg, a 17-year-old violinist from Andover, plays a featured part this weekend in the Concord Orchestra's annual "Spring Awakening" concert. The final notes were barely audible, allowing the end of the piece to drop seamlessly into silence. Support student journalism and get the latest Andover news delivered to your mailbox, Students Perform Pieces By Wide Variety of Composers in Recital, Students Incorporate Improvisation And Acting at Family Weekend Recital, ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: From Beethoven to Shostakovich: Student Recital Spotlights Pieces From All Eras. In a press release, Weilerstein said Goldberg “communicates to his listeners with his own distinctive, creative musical personality, which is most sincere, sensitive and intelligent. We found instances of courage, hope, determination, fear, survival, even loss. All rights reserved. The variations ranged from fast and turbulent melodies to smooth and sweet phrases. 988, are a set of 30 variations for harpsichord by Johann Sebastian Bach. The Goldberg Variations, BWV. Alexander Franco Goldberg (violin), 17, hails from Redwood City, California and now attends Andover High School in Andover, Massachusetts. Sign up now to get our FREE breaking news coverage delivered right to your inbox. Contact the Web department. Alex has soloed with the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, earned top prizes from the Pacific Musical Society, Menuhin-Dowling Competitions, American Protégé International Concerto competition, Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra (PACO) Concerto Competition, and Brockton Symphony Orchestra’s Dr. Carol Vasconcellos Youth Concerto Competition. High 62F. As his fingers race across the strings of his violin, Alex Goldberg ’18 calmly moves his bow and hits every note in Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Violin Sonata No. The winner will be invited to perform with the Brockton Symphony Orchestra during their regular concert season.