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Ayane Kozasa, viola and Amy Yang, piano

Friday, May 05, 2017 - 8:00 PM (Add to calendar)

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Hailed for her “magnetic, wide-ranging tone” and “rock solid technique” (Philadelphia Inquirer), violist Ayane Kozasa enjoys a career that spans a broad spectrum of musical personas. Well known to Philadelphians as an Astral Artist and member of the Aizuri Quartet, the 2011 Primrose International Viola Competition winner performs Arnold Bax’s virtuosic sonata, a personally commissioned work by Brooklyn composer Paul Wiancko, and more in her PCMS recital debut.

Schubert: Sonatina in D Major, D. 384 [Arr.]
Wiancko: Viola Sonata TBA [World Premiere]
Enescu: Konzertstück
Bax: Viola Sonata

Ayane Kozasa, viola

Hailed for her “magnetic, wide-ranging tone” and her “rock solid technique” (Philadelphia Inquirer), violist Ayane Kozasa enjoys a career that spans a broad spectrum of musical personas. A violinist turned violist, she was inspired to dedicate herself to the alto clef when she discovered the beauty of playing the viola part in string quartets during.

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Amy Yang, piano

Hailed by Harris Goldsmith of The New York Concert Review as “a magnificent artist and poet”, pianist Amy Yang is already a seasoned performer and collaborator. She has concertized in major concert halls throughout the U.S. and abroad in Spain, Poland, Turkey, Switzerland, and China. She has soloed with the Houston Symphony; attended the Marlboro Music Festival, Ravinia Festival, Prussia Cove Master Classes,.

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American Philosophical Society

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

Concerts at the American Philosophical SocietyBenjamin 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