Chee-Yun, violin
Mak Grgić, guitar

Friday, May 10, 2024 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

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About This Performance

Korean violinist Chee-Yun and Slovenian guitarist Mak Grgić unite for a concert that celebrates both of their unique cultural heritages. Ranging from tango and folk-influenced dance compositions to Korean art song and contemporary works, this collaboration between a gifted young guitarist and an extraordinarily talented string player is not to be missed.

Bartók: Six Romanian Folk Dances
De Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20
DvořákGoin' home (Arr. M. Foumai)
D. KimWhere the Clouds Roam (Arr. M. Foumai)
Piazzolla: History of Tango (Sel.)
Tadić: Four Macedonian Pieces
Traditional: Three Slovenian Songs for Solo Guitar
Kreisler: Recitativo and Scherzo for Solo Violin, Op. 6
BeachRomance, Op. 23
De Falla: Suite Populaire Espagnole
G. Gershwin/Heifetz: Three Preludes

Running time: 1 hour and 45 minutes (including intermission) 

The Artist(s)

Chee-Yun, violin
Violinist Chee-Yun's flawless technique, dazzling tone and compelling artistry have enraptured audiences on five continents. Charming, charismatic and deeply passionate about her art, Chee-Yun continues to carve a unique place for herself in the ever-evolving world of classical music. Chee-Yun has performed with many of the world's foremost orchestras and conductors. Orchestral highlights include her tours of the United States with the San Francisco Symphony under Michael Tilson Thomas and Japan with the NHK Symphony,… Read More
Mak Grgic
Mak Grgić, guitar
Touted as a “gifted young guitarist” by the New York Times and “a guitarist to keep an eye on” by the Washington Post, Grammy®- nominated artist Mak Grgić [GER-gich] is a star on the worldwide stage. An expansive and adventurous repertoire attests to his versatility and wide-ranging interests. From the ethnic music of his native Balkans to extreme avant-garde and microtonal music,… Read More


Chee-Yun & Mak Grgić | Happy by Pharrell Williams
Chee-Yun & Mak Grgić | De Falla: Suite Populaire Espagnole
Pre-Concert Talk

East/West-ish: Violin and Guitar Pairings Around the World with Catherine Hughes at 6:30pm, Comcast Circle