Hilary Hahn Benefit Concert for Japan
Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 7:00pm
2640 Saint Paul Street 2640 St Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
With the cancellation of her Japan tour due to the March 11 disaster, Grammy Award-winning violinist Hilary Hahn is returning to Baltimore to present a benefit event for victims of the earthquake and tsunami crisis in Japan. The concert will feature performances by Hahn, Baltimore legend Caleb Stine, violinist Yuka Kubota and pianist Yoshie Kubota playing an original composition, Baltimore School for the Arts students Tariq Al-Sabir and Robert Pate, and Suzuki students from the Peabody Preparatory. Baltimore-based author Lia Purpura and Japanese historian Constantine Vaporis will speak. Art and jewelry by Baltimore Clayworks Resident Artists Mary Cloonan and Yoshi Fujii, as well as art by local artists and origami by Baltimore children, will be sold to help raise funds. 100% of proceeds from concert and merchandise sales will benefit Direct Relief International’s Japan Relief and Recovery Fund. Volunteers will be on hand to help with further donations.
Tickets: $20-$50 (sliding scale). Advance tickets available at Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse, 800 Saint Paul Street, beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday March 19; and at the door (cash only). Limited seating on first-come, first-served basis with standing room available. All ages welcome!
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