Violinist Danielle Maddon is well known to New England audiences for her vibrant playing and broad experience as a soloist, concertmaster, recitalist, chamber and orchestral musician. Performing on both modern and period instruments, Ms. Maddon has appeared in venues including Carnegie Hall, Vatican City, and Tokyo’s Suntory Hall, in repertoire spanning four centuries. Critics have hailed her playing as “magnificent,” “stunning,” “masterful,” and “heartfelt.” She performs with Boston Baroque, Emmanuel Music, the Boston Pops, the Boston Musica Viva, The Cantata Singers, and other area groups. As founder and leader of the New England Philharmonic Chamber Players, she creates and leads programs in collaboration with area arts institutions including the Boston Athenaeum, the Peabody Essex Museum, the Cape Ann Museum, and the Boston Children's Museum.

With the NEP's Composer in Residence, Eric Nathan, she co- hosts the NEP's YouTube interview series, " Listening In", featuring deep dives into the music of composers featured on current NEP programs. As concertmaster and soloist for the New England Philharmonic, she annually performs violin concertos by modern masters as well as premiering new concertos written for her. In the 2022 season, Dani will perform concertos by George Tsontakis, (Violin Concerto No.3, Boston premiere on Feb. 26 at BU's Tsai Auditorium) and Chen Yi (Spring in Dresden, May 1, also at Tsai.)

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