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Shmuel Ashkenasi, violin and Meng-Chieh Liu, piano

Thursday, November 21st, 2013 - 8:00 PM

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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  • Franck: Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 23 - III. Scherzo

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All-Brahms Recital Violin Sonata in G Major, Op. 78 Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 100 Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op. 108  

All-Brahms Recital

Violin Sonata in G Major, Op. 78
Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 100
Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op. 108

 

Shmuel Ashkenasi, violin

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Shmuel Ashkenasi attended the Musical Academy of Tel Aviv and gave his first public performance at the age of eight. After studying with Ilona Feher, he came to the United States to study with Efrem Zimbalist at the Curtis Institute of Music. He won the Merriweather Post Competition, was a finalist in Belgium’s Queen Elisabeth.

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Meng-Chieh Liu, piano

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A recipient of the 2002 Avery Fisher Career Grant, Meng-Chieh Liu first made headlines in 1993 as a twenty-one-year-old student at the Curtis Institute of Music, when he substituted for André Watts at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia with three hours’ notice. The concert earned high acclaim from critics and audience alike and was.

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American Philosophical Society

Address: Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Concerts at the American Philosophical Society Benjamin Franklin Hall is a 375 seat auditorium offering plaza level and balcony seating.  All concerts at this venue are general admission seating.  Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance. There are many historic elements to the building.  Designed in the Italianate style, it features a visually striking white marble façade, and an impressive collection of paintings.… more info

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