Tales of Romance

Amaryn Olmeda, violin

Saturday, February 11, 2023,  7:30pm

Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cavalleria rusticana
Richard Strauss:  Don Juan

Fourteen-year-old Amaryn Olmeda was the first prize winner and recipient of the audience choice award at the 24th Annual Sphinx Competition. She is a rising star sought after for her bold and expressive performances as a soloist and collaborator. Recently she debuted as soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic, Seattle, Richmond, Stockton, and Auburn Symphonies. She was named the first member of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Opus 3 Artist’s Young Artist Program. She has been referred to as a violin prodigy by the San Francisco Chronicle and Capitol Public Radio. 

 This concert is sponsored by 

The Georgette Pauwels and Réal Desrochers Grant for Emerging Artists