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Daniel Hope partners with New Century Chamber Orchestra / San Francisco Classical Voice

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Ever since the announcement by New Century Chamber Orchestra that its music director will leave at the end of the current season, the organization has been faced with Mission Impossible: replacing the irrepressible and - not to mince words - irreplaceable Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg. And yet, the news today is of success. Taking the first chair (with some constraints) will be Daniel Hope, a violinist very much in the dynamic mold and with the international fame of Salerno-Sonnenberg. Hope is soloist, recitalist, activist, author, and columnist, and he is well remembered locally for his appearance with New Century in February, when they paid centennial tribute to Hope's mentor, Yehudi Menuhin.

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