String theories: Santa Fe Symphony
In 2017, Sirena Huang earned first prize at the inaugural installment of the Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition, which is to be a triennial competition realized in conjunction with the Lynn University Conservatory of Music in Boca Raton, Florida, where Oliveira teaches. Also on the Lynn faculty is Guillermo Figueroa, principal conductor of the Santa Fe Symphony. He will lead his orchestra in Barber’s Violin Concerto (featuring Huang), Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins (with Huang and Oliveira), and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W. San Francisco St. Tickets ($22-$80) can be had through santafesymphony.org (505-983-1414) or ticketssantafe.org (505-988-1234). — J.M.K.