GRAMMY®-nominated mandolinist Avi Avital has been called one of the world’s most exciting and enterprising musicians, deeply committed to building a fresh legacy for the mandolin through virtuosic performance and distinctive new repertoire while celebrating the instrument’s classical roots. Before a performance with the University of Chicago Presents, Lisa Flynn welcomed him on Impromptu.
Baal Shem, B. 47, by Ernest Bloch
Partita No. 2 in D minor, by J.S. Bach
Mandolin Concerto in C major, RV 425, by Antonio Vivaldi