Definition of soloist
: one who performs a solo
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Stern set a brisk pace, and though individuals responded nimbly, the orchestra as a unit was a little too loud and a little too heavy, pulling away from the soloist’s line.
The concerto soloists on Saturday night were Leonardo Pierdomenico of Italy, Kenneth Broberg and Daniel Hsu of the United States and Dasol Kim of South Korea.
The intensity Valcuha drew from the CSO's multihued and translucent textures was in keeping with the soloist's purposes.
By the way, Daniel Hass, the soloist in the Leshnoff piece, is the winner of the 2016 Stulberg International String Competition; Park won that competition the year before.
Painter, sculptor and theater designer Anne Patterson will visualize this whimsical environment on the symphony stage using light projections, satin ribbons hanging over the orchestra and giant head sculptures for the vocal soloists.
The rare half-day off comes before an extended engagement begins Friday with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, where Wang is one of the most popular soloists — a performer whom the orchestra will book for not two or three concerts at a time but seven.
The show, which is to have its premiere Tuesday, May 30, on NBC, features 47 acts from around the world battling in divisions based on age (the youngest is 9) and group size (from soloists to large troupes).
A week before a sci-fi blockbuster blitz kicks off the summer movie season, Robert Downey Jr. shifts out of Iron Man mode to play a reporter who befriends Jamie Foxx’s gifted, cello-playing homeless guy in The Soloist.
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SOLOIST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of soloist for English Language Learners
: a person who performs a musical solo
SOLOIST Defined for Kids
Definition of soloist for Students
: a person who performs a solo
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