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09.28.13
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Schtick and Sweetness Serenade NCCO Crowd
San Francisco Classical Voice
08.09.13
Anne-Marie McDermott & Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg , Anne-Marie McDermott, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Review: Visceral playing, contrasts mark violin recital
Aspen Times
06.16.13
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Putting the pizzazz in Piazzolla
U-T San Diego
04.04.13
Anne-Marie McDermott, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Standout show with Anne-Marie McDermott and New Century Chamber Orchestra
San Jose Mercury News
03.08.13
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg fires up Milwaukee Symphony audience
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
07.01.12
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
'On Our Way: The Journey of Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and the New Century Chamber Orchestra'
Strings Magazine
06.10.12
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
BSO’s curious program, Salerno-Sonnenberg’s dazzling Tchaikovsky
Washington Post
06.08.12
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
BSO showcases Kevin Puts, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and itself
Baltimore Sun
05.19.12
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Violinist Salerno-Sonnenberg is still a Seattle favorite, and still delivers
The Seattle Times
11.22.11
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg: Cause for Celebration
San Francisco Classical Voice
11.12.11
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
New Century Chamber Orchestra with Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Times Union
11.11.11
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Chamber orchestra plays at a high level; Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg energizes stage
Telegram & Gazette
11.10.11
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Fuse Classical Music Review: The NCCO at The Worcester Music Festival
The Art Fuse
10.22.11
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Violinist brings gusto to tango
Twin Cities Star Tribune
10.20.11
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Minnesota Orchestra review: Salerno-Sonnenberg's strings blaze
Twin Cities Pioneer Press
07.09.11
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
First-Rate Performance from Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and EMF Festival Orchestra
CVNC
02.14.11
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
New Century finally plays Mondavi; worth wait
The Sacramento Bee
02.08.11
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
New Century Chamber Orchestra Serenades, Dances, at Pick-Staiger
Chicago Classical Music
02.03.11
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Violinist Salerno-Sonnenberg and colleagues sizzle in Piazzolla suite
Cleveland Plain Dealer
02.01.11
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg finds new challenges as the leader of the band
AnnArbor.com
08.01.10
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Together. New Century Chamber Orchestra, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, music director.
Strings Magazine
05.08.10
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Bolcom debuts edgy, high-intensity 'Romanza'
San Francisco Chronicle
04.09.10
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
New Century Chamber Orchestra announces 2010-11 season
Mercury News
03.01.10
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Taking a new direction
Gramophone
02.21.10
Robert Spano, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Spano and New World unite in blazing performance at Arsht Center
South Florida Classical Review
11.20.09
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
New Century's superb Bolcom-Strauss program repeats through the weekend
Mercury News
11.19.09
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Violinist Salerno-Sonnenberg takes to the baton
San Francisco Chronicle
10.24.09
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
MSO’s guest violinist nimble, charismatic
Wisconsin State Journal
10.14.09
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg Delights in Doing It All
Fanfare Magazine
09.13.09
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
New Sounds for a “New Century”
San Francisco Examiner
09.12.09
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
New Chamber Century Orchestra
San Francisco Chronicle
09.11.09
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Let Us Now Arrange Famous Composers
San Francisco Classical Voice
08.27.09
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
‘Together’. New Century Chamber Orchestra with Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Audiophilia
08.18.09
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Reviews of New Pop, Reissues, Jazz and Classical Releases
California Chronicle
08.17.09
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg "together" with the New Century Chamber Orchestra
San Francisco Examiner
08.14.09
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Tuned In: Preseason music spins round and round
Contra Costa Times
08.09.09
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Sassy, soulful violin; Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg records with ensemble
The News & Observer
08.07.09
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg talks about her new album with the New Century Chamber Orchestra
Northwest Reverb
08.06.09
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Diving into classical
The Aspen Times
08.02.09
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Public and private Shostakovich both given their due at Ravinia
Chicago Classical Review
08.02.09
Christoph Eschenbach, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Public and private Shostakovich both given their due at Ravinia
Chicago Classical Review
07.29.09
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Together? And How!
San Francisco Classical Voice
07.28.09
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Together? And How!
San Francisco Classical Voice
04.26.09
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Symphony features Salerno-Sonnenberg, Petrenko
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
10.11.08
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
San Diego Symphony opens Season with Shoostakovich and Sheng
San Diego Arts
09.13.08
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Salerno-Sonnenberg's debut
San Francisco Chronicle
09.12.08
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orchestra
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg brings new glitter to New Century Chamber Orchestra
The Mercury News
07.22.08
Yefim Bronfman, Cho-Liang Lin, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Weekend’s programming, performances score big
Aspen Times
01.27.08
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Magnificent music - with strings attached
The Denver Post
01.22.08
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
New Century Chamber Orchestra Announces Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg Named New Music Director
Passion, excitement, and innovation are the hallmarks of internationally acclaimed soloist and chamber musician Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg’s artistry. Highly regarded for her compelling performances, daring interpretations and dedication to her craft, she is one of today’s leading violinists, renowned for her work on the concert stage, in the recording studio, and in her role as music director of the San Francisco-based New Century Chamber Orchestra, which she joined in January 2008. With successful careers in both the solo and chamber music worlds, Nadja continues to enthrall audiences of all ages. Now entering her sixth season with New Century, she is credited for renewing enthusiasm for “one of the most burnished and exciting ensembles in the Bay Area,” according to Rich Scheinin of the San Jose Mercury News.

During the fall/winter of the 2013-14 season, Nadja can be heard in a five-city North American recital tour with pianist Anne-Marie McDermott that includes concerts at Washington, DC’s Wolf Trap, New Jersey’s Art Center Chamber Music Concerts, California’s The Broad Stage, Kentucky’s JB Speed Art Museum and Canada’s Wyatt Concert Series. She leads the Pacific Symphony in a concert including a performance Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, and performs Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Baltimore and Atlanta symphony orchestras. Nadja leads New Century Chamber Orchestra’s 22nd season, which is highlighted by an exploration of Michael Daughtery’s works, including the world premiere of a new violin concerto, Falling Water, commissioned by New Century and written for Nadja; performances of Donizetti’s rarely-performed one-act opera Rita, featuring San Francisco Opera’s Adler Fellows; a first-time collaboration with the world-renowned all-male chorus Chanticleer, and the May 2014 release of NSS MUSIC’s eleventh recording, an all-commissions CD featuring works by Clarice Assad, William Bolcom, Michael Daugherty, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, all commissioned by New Century since Nadja joined the ensemble. ... read full bio