At IMG Artists, VC Artist Tessa Lark joins a roster of violinists that embrace Hilary Hahn, Christian Li, Joshua Bell, Sarah Chang, Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, Julia Fischer, and Johan Dalene.
“Signing with Alison Heather and IMG Artists is a dream come true for thus many causes,” Lark commented. “IMGA brings an unparalleled breadth of relationships with the best artists and venues on the earth, and I’m over-the-moon honoured to now be a part of that unbelievable community and their star-studded roster.
“I’m excited to develop and broaden my worldwide presence whereas additionally persevering with to foster new and lasting inventive relationships stateside in collaboration with Alison and IMGA,” she added. “I’ve such deep respect for Alison and am so grateful for the knowledge and care she has already given to me and my profession; however what’s maybe most enjoyable to me is how naturally and fortunately our partnership has advanced. Merely put, it’s felt proper from the get-go, and I can’t wait to see what heights we’ll attain collectively.”
A graduate of the New England Conservatory and The Juilliard College, the place she studied with Miriam Fried, Lucy Chapman, Sylvia Rosenberg, and Ida Kavafian, Lark is a former main prize winner on the Indianapolis, Michael Hill, and Naumburg Worldwide Violin Competitions.
She can be the recipient of a prestigious Avery Fisher Profession Grant, the Leonore Annenberg Fellowship, the Borletti-Buitoni Belief Fellowship, and certainly one of Lincoln Heart’s prestigious Rising Artist Awards, the Hunt Household Award. In 2020, she was nominated for a GRAMMY within the Finest Classical Instrumental Solo class.
Her solo engagements embrace performances with the Cincinnati Symphony, Royal Scottish Nationwide Orchestra, Louisville Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic, Albany Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Knoxville Symphony, and the Seattle Symphony. Final yr, she made her debut on the primary season of Violin Channel Vanguard Live shows.
Tessa’s latest recording, The Stradgrass Periods, is scheduled for launch in 2022 and consists of collaborations with composer-performers Jon Batiste, Edgar Meyer, Michael Cleveland, and Sierra Hulland; the premiere recording of John Corigliano’s solo violin composition STOMP.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Tessa to the IMGA roster. Her extraordinary means to embrace completely different sound worlds is fascinating; her very good method offers a substructure for really distinctive music-making,” Alison Heather mentioned. “She is a delight to work with and brings pleasure to each stage she graces. I used to be entranced by her efficiency the very first time I heard her, and am delighted now to have the chance to work together with her and assist her construct her profession.”