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 Handel and Haydn Society, Cantata Singers, the Boston Cecelia, and other groups. Ms. Maddon was twice awarded full fellowships to both the Tanglewood Music Center and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute, winning concertmaster posts for conductors Kurt Masur, Michael Tilson-Thomas, Leonard Slatkin, and Sir Charles Grove. For four seasons, she was concertmaster of the Tallahassee Symphony. Ms. Maddon performed for two years as a first violinist in the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, and tutored violin students at the National University of Singapore. As concertmaster and soloist for the New England Philharmonic under Richard Pittman, she has performed twelve violin concertos by modern masters including Berg, Harbison, Dutilleux, and Lutoslawski. On March 2, 2014, she premiered a new violin concerto by Bernard Hoffer, commissioned by the New England Philharmonic and written for her.

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