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Anne Akiko Meyers Comes to Amelia Island

Jan 13, 2016 02:00AM
The 15th Annual Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival welcomes back Anne Akiko Meyers on January 31, at 5 p.m. at Amelia Plantation Chapel. Akiko Meyers is one of the most celebrated violinists embraced around the world today. Her passionate performances, purity of sound and deeply poetic interpretations, innovative programming and commitment to commissioning new works, her rare ability to connect with audiences from the concert stage, online, in television, and radio broadcasts, Meyers has actively maintained an extensive touring schedule for close to 30 years. In 2014, Meyers was the top-selling traditional classical instrumental soloist on Billboard charts. “Anne is a good friend,” says Christopher Rex, AICMF’s artistic director. “She’s a rare combination of virtuosity and elegance. I can’t imagine celebrating our 15th anniversary without her.” Tickets are $45. Amelia Plantation Chapel is located at 36 Bowman Road. For tickets call (904) 261-1779.