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Classical Violinist Christina Castelli Performs an Evening Concert at Algonquin Arts

March 3, 2009

Where: Algonquin Arts Theatre
When: Friday, March 27, 2009 at 8 pm
Ticket Price: Adults-$30 Seniors/Students-$28
Box Office: 732-528-9211 or www.algonquinarts.org

Manasquan, NJ - Renowned classical violinist Christina Castelli will be performing at Algonquin Arts on Friday, March 27, 2009 at 8 pm. Hailed by critics around the country, Ms. Castelli has performed throughout the Americas, Europe, and Africa. She has appeared as a soloist with ensembles including the Cleveland, Minnesota, Colombian National, and Belgian National Orchestras, as well as the Atlanta, National, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Colorado, Alabama, and Nashville Symphonies. She has also performed at Carnegie Hall, Ravinia, the Kennedy Center, Le Monnaie, and the Chicago Cultural Center.

The Washington Post raves, “Christina Castelli… displayed a full measure of technical wizardry and cantabile resonance…”

At a recital at Carnegie Hall, the The New York Concert Review said, “[Castelli’s] playing…was particularly polished, with portamenti sounding effortless and graceful, and delicate harmonics sounding clear and pitch perfect. Castelli is gifted and versatile…”

Ms. Castelli was the only American-born Laureate of the 2001 Queen Elisabeth Violin Competition of Brussels. She was named the grand prize winner of the 1997 William Primrose International Viola Competition and also won first prize in the Sphinx, Juilliard Concerto, Harvard Concerto, California Young Artists, Holland-America, and numerous other competitions.

Tickets to see Christina Castelli perform live with pianist Grant Moffett at Algonquin Arts are $30 for adults and $28 for seniors and students. Group rates are also available. To reserve seats or obtain more information, contact the box office at 732-528-9211 or [email protected] More information can also be accessed at www.algonquinarts.org. Box office hours are Monday-Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday
from 10 am to 4 pm. Algonquin Arts is conveniently located at 173 Main Street in downtown Manasquan, NJ.

Algonquin Arts was founded in 1992 as a nonprofit organization to provide cultural enrichment and educational enhancement of the highest quality for the residents of New Jersey’s central region. Programming of Algonquin Arts is made possible as a result of the continued philanthropic support of private citizens and organizations such as New Jersey State Council on the Arts, OceanFirst Foundation, New Jersey Cultural Trust, Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, PNC Foundation, Manasquan Savings Bank, Woman’s Club of Brielle, Bank of America, Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation, Investors Savings Bank Charitable Fund, Verizon Foundation, Janice & Jules Plangere III, as well as many generous individuals and local businesses.