For the third year in a row, the New York City based Polish violinist Kinga Augustyn is performing in Italy during the fall season. This year she is presenting two concerts with the MÁV Symphony Orchestra from Budapest. The first, on October 25 is at the historical Teatro dal Verme in Milan. The second two days later in the picturesque city of Verbania on Lake Maggiore in Italy’s Piemonte Region.

Both concerts feature the same program that will spotlight Ms. Augustyn in Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, Op. 64. The orchestra will open the program with Aldo Finzi’s I’Infinito and end the concert with a selection of Johann Strauss’s most popular waltzes.

Leaving Italy directly after her concerts, Kinga Augustyn will be heard in an October 29 program at St. John’s in the Village in New York City, sharing the stage with pianist David Oei, violinist Eriko Sato, cellist Daire FitzGerald, and guitarist Nilko Andreas. On this occasion she will perform Brahms’s Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 78 as well as his rarely-heard Sonatensatz. Other composers on the program include Heitor Villa-Lobos, Astor Piazzolla, and Paul Schoenfield.

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