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Geneva Lewis will perform next Tuesday at the Parker Concert Hall. (Courtesy photo)

Brevard Music Center continues its Parker Concert Hall Fall Series with “Geneva Lewis and Gabriel Martins in Recital” on Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 7:30 p.m.

New Zealand-born violinist Lewis, winner of the 2021 Avery Fisher Career Grant, teams up with cellist powerhouse and the 2020 Sphinx Competition Gold Medalist Martins to bring their mesmerizing performance and passion for collaboration back to Brevard for an exciting duo recital. They will present a program of masterworks for violin and cello by Villa-Lobos, Ravel and Kodály. Tickets are priced from $35 and are available online at

Lewis has forged a reputation as a musician of consummate artistry whose performances speak from and to the heart. Lauded for “remarkable mastery of her instrument” (CVNC) and hailed as “clearly one to watch” (Musical America), Geneva is the recipient of a 2022 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award, 2021 Avery Fisher Career Grant and Grand Prize winner of the 2020 Concert Artists Guild Competition. Additional accolades include Kronberg Academy’s Prince of Hesse Prize, being named a Performance Today Young Artist in Residence and Musical America’s New Artist of the Month. Most recently, Lewis was named one of BBC Radio 3’s New Generation Artists.

Martins has established himself as one of the world’s most compelling young musicians. In 2022, The Strad Magazine declared his New York City recital debut to be “flawlessly played ... a deeply moving experience” and Classic FM named him one of their “30 under 30 Rising Stars.” His artistry has already been recognized through an extensive list of accolades including the Concert Artists Guild/Young Classical Artists Trust Grand Prize, the Sphinx Competition Gold Medal, the David Popper International Cello Competition Gold Medal and many more. These successes have led to a number of high-profile debuts including Wigmore, Carnegie, and Merkin Halls, 92nd Street Y, the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Maison Symphonique in Montréal, and the Arkansas, Houston, Indianapolis, Memphis, New Russian State, Omaha, Pacific and Phoenix Symphony Orchestras.

The fall series continues on Thursday, Feb. 9, with folk legend Tom Rush with multi-instrumentalist Matt Nakoa.

To find out more about the 2022-23 Parker Concert Hall performances, please visit

You can also reach out to the BMC Box Office at (828) 862-2105 or at

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