The internationally acclaimed violinist Alexander Markov, whose reputation is said to be second to none in the 19th century virtuoso repertoire, will perform for the Chamber Music Society of Little Rock on Thursday, Nov. 4.
The 7:30 p.m. show is at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 1000 N. Mississippi Ave. Admission is $15.
The Moscow-born Markov, son of concert violinist Albert Markov, won the gold medal at the Paganini International Violin Competition and has appeared with such groups as the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Ochestre de Paris and the BBC Symphony. Awarded the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant in 1987, he made his New York debut recital at Carnegie Hall.
His most recent CD covers the Tchaikovsky pieces for violin and piano.
Sheila Kennedy, a professor of architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and founder of Kennedy & Violich Architecture Ltd., will give the June Freeman lecture tonight at the Arkansas Arts Center, part of the Architecture + Design Network series at the Arkansas Arts Center.
A former mental health agency director has won a default judgment worth $358,000 over a claim for unpaid retirement pay and Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson is apparently to blame for failure to respond to pleadings in the case.
Sen. Tom Cotton, cordial to a fault, appeared before a capacity crowd at the 2,200 seat Pat Walker Performing Arts Center at Springdale High tonight to a mixed chorus of clapping and boos. Other than polite applause when he introduced his mom and dad and a still moment as he led the crowd in a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance — his night didn't get much better from there.
Sure, I'd like to think that Pearls About Swine, that modest batch of haphazard prose, had something to do with motivating Arkansas's beleaguered basketball program to rise from a seemingly inestimable late-season swoon to re-emerge in the NCAA Tournament discussion.