UVA Chamber Music Series: Daniel Sender,

Sunday, November 24 - 3:30 PM

The McIntire Department of Music is pleased to present violinist Daniel Sender in the second concert of the 2019-2020 University of Virginia Chamber Music Series. The concert takes place on Sunday November 24th at 3:30pm in Old Cabell Hall. This annual series, which presents innovative performances by the University of Virginia's world-class performance faculty and celebrated guest artists, is comprised of six professional performances for the University and the central Virginia community. These intimate concerts are programmed to offer both new and traditional works that will delight audiences of all musical tastes.

Daniel Sender will present a program entitled "Daniel Sender and Friends: A Musical Exploration of Love and Compassion", featuring Shelby Sender, pianist and harpsichordist; Adam Carter, cellist; Maren Maddry, Soprano; students from UVA's Performance Concentration Program, with special guests the Singers from Charlottesville's very own Mosaic Children's Choir.

"Daniel Sender and Friends: A Musical Exploration of Love and Compassion"
Shelby Sender, piano and harpsichord
Adam Carter, cello
Maren Maddry, Soprano
Performers for UVA's Performance Concentration
With Special Guests: Singers from Charlottesville's very own Mosaic Children's Choir

Trio Sonata in G minor, Op.2 No.3  Buxtehude
Violin Sonata in A MajorFranck
"Changing Light"Kaija Saariaho
 In Nomine – all’ongherese  György Kurtag
"Song of the Angel"John Tavener
Sonata sopra Sancta Maria Monteverdi/Sender


Daniel Sender enjoys a diverse musical career and has appeared in concerts throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and China.  A frequent guest soloist and principal artist with chamber and symphony orchestras throughout the region, Dr. Sender currently serves as concertmaster of the Charlottesville Symphony, Charlottesville Opera and the Virginia Consort.

Dr. Sender was a Fulbright Scholar in Budapest and attended the Franz Liszt Academy of Music as a student of Vilmos Szabadi.  He was formerly the first violinist of the Adelphi String Quartet, which held a fellowship residency at the University of Maryland, and was for four years the violinist of the Annapolis Chamber Players.  Dr. Sender has recorded for Centaur, Sono Luminus, Bifrost and other independent labels.

As a chamber musician, Dr. Sender has had the pleasure of performing with members of the Audubon Quartet, Axelrod and Left Bank quartets and spent two years working intensively under the mentorship of the Guarneri Quartet. Chamber concerts have taken him to venues around the world including the Kennedy Center, Hungarian Embassy, Bartók Hall of the Erdödy Palace (Budapest), Smithsonian Museum of American History, Universität der Kunste (Berlin) and the Museum of Fine Arts (Montreal).

A native of Philadelphia, Dr. Sender attended Ithaca College, the University of Maryland, the Liszt Academy (Budapest) and the Institute for European Studies (Vienna).  His primary teachers include Vilmos Szabadi, Arnold Steinhardt, David Salness, René Staar, and Gerald Fischbach. He is on the performance faculty of the University of Virginia’s McIntire Department of Music and also holds a faculty position at Interlochen’s Adult Chamber Music Camp.
Individual Tickets: $15 General / $13 for UVA Faculty and Staff / $5 Students / Free for UVA Students who reserve in advance / Free for students under 18. Tickets and subscriptions can be purchased at the UVA Arts Box Office website or by calling 434-924-3376.  To see all events in the UVA Chamber Music Series, please visit http://music.virginia.edu/uvacms

Old Cabell Hall is located on the south end of UVA's historic lawn, directly opposite the Rotunda. Parking is available in the central grounds parking garage on Emmet Street, in the C1 parking lot off McCormick Rd, and in the parking lots at the UVA Corner.  Handicap parking is available in the small parking lot adjacent to Bryan Hall.

To see all events in the UVA Chamber Music Series, please visit http://music.virginia.edu/uvacms

All programs are subject to change.


Event Type


UVA Music Department

Date / Time

Sunday, November 24, 2019
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM


(434) 924-3052