CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ARTIST
FOUNDER • CREATIVE ENTREPRENEUR • PERFORMER • COMPOSER • MUSIC EDUCATOR
"EDWARD W. HARDY, WHO COMPOSED
THE OMNIPRESENT MUSIC,
PLAYS THE VIOLIN
Evolution (for solo violin)
inspired by the evolution of black music
Nevermore (for solo violin)
From Three pieces inspired by Edgar Allan Poe
Based on The Raven
Strange Fruit (for string quartet)
ORIGINAL ARRANGEMENT for string quartet
daniel constant, violiN
Tia Allen, viola
thapelo masita, cello
BORN FREE (for soprano, violin & piano)
Sorrow Home, Lineage, The Struggle Staggers Us, & Southern Song
WORLD PREMIERE | COMMISSIONED BY WOLF TRAP OPERA | LIVE performance
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Edward Hardy fell in love with the violin at age seven. He was with his parents at his elementary school in Spanish Harlem in New York City when he heard some young violinists in an after school program. “I tapped my mom on the shoulder and just said “I want to do that.”
Edward W. Hardy (born January 12, 1992) is a critically acclaimed American composer, music director, virtuoso violinist, and violist and is one of the foremost exponents of solo violin repertoire for theatrical productions. At the age of 25, "Hardy (was) one of the youngest composers to ever be accepted into the Exploring the Metropolis Con Edison Composer Residency and one of the most prominent composer/ violinists in New York City" - BroadwayWorld.
A Little Touch of Rateliff | Nathaniel Rateliff at Lincoln Center
This April, Denver singer and songwriter Nathaniel Rateliff breathes new life into this classic album, blending his folk, Americana, and vintage rhythm & blues influences with Nilsson’s classic tribute to the Golden Age of American music. After performing the album in its entirety, the evening’s concert will conclude with Rateliff and an orchestra featuring members of Rootstock Republic, including violinist Edward W. Hardy, performing some of his favorite Nilsson originals.
Saturday, April 1, 2023 | 7:30 PM EST ($40 - $90)
Lincoln Center | NYC
URSA Consort: Biber, Vivaldi and Bach
Presented by the URSA consort at the University of Northern Colorado, this concert will display the music of Biber, Bach, and Vivaldi with a featured performance of the Bach Double by Colorado violinists Edward W. Hardy and Dr. Jubal Fulks.
Tuesday, April 18, 2023 | 7:00 PM MDT (Free)
Greeley First Congregational Church | Greeley, CO
Edward W. Hardy - Classical, Pop & Original Works | Capitol Hill Concerts
Capitol Hill Concerts will present its 2022-2023 Concert Series Finale with a multi-genre concert by composer/ violinist Edward W. Hardy. The program will include Chopin's Nocturne in E Flat Major, Bach's Chaconne, Ysaÿe's Sonata No. 3, an array of pop music, and the Colorado premiere of Hardy's BORN FREE with soprano Courtney Caston and a pianist. Born Free is a song cycle based on the poetry of Margaret Walker, commissioned by Wolf Trap Opera.
Saturday, April 29, 2023 | 7:00 PM MDT
Prices range from Free - $25, All Ages Welcome
First Unitarian Society of Denver | Denver, CO
Carnegie Hall's Link Up Orchestra: The Orchestra Moves
For 37 seasons, Carnegie Hall's Link Up music education program has facilitated deeper connections between the concert hall and the classroom through a highly participatory instrument-focused curriculum that introduces elementary schoolchildren to the orchestra. Thousands of New York City students will participate in the Link Up: The Orchestra Moves, which explores musical movement and dance.
May 23-25, 2023 | TBA
Carnegie Hall (Stern Auditorium/ Perelman Stage) | NYC
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