2024 FESTIVAL ARTISTS
American violinist Adam Barnett-Hart has attracted worldwide attention for his sensitive musicianship and inspired artistic decisions. As the founding first violinist of the Escher Quartet, he has performed in many of the most prestigious venues and festivals around the world, including Alice Tully Hall and the 92nd Street Y in New York, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., the Ravinia and Caramoor Festivals, the Wigmore Hall in London, the Louvre, and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. With the Escher Quartet, he was recently awarded an Avery Fisher Career Grant and served as a BBC New Generation Artist from 2010-2012.
As a soloist, Barnett-Hart made his debut performing the Brahms Concerto in Alice Tully Hall with the Juilliard Symphony in 2002. He continues to solo with such orchestras as the Colorado Symphony, the Wichita Falls Symphony, the Riverside Symphony, the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Jefferson Symphony. He also regularly tours Korea as concertmaster of the Sejong Soloists.