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Daniel Matsukawa and Friends

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 8:00 PM (Add to calendar)

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

$20.00

The Philadelphia Inquirer has praised Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Bassoon Daniel Matsukawa for “his lyrical gifts and refined sense of ensemble.” PCMS is excited to bring Matsukawa back to our series for a program of works showcasing the many sides of this world-renowned artist.

Daniel Matsukawa, bassoon; Hao Yang, guitar; Juliette Kang, violin; Burchard Tang, viola; Yumi Kendall, cello

Devienne: Bassoon Quartet in G Minor, Op. 73, No. 3
Piazzolla: Café 1930 from Histoire du tango [Arr.]
Ludwig: Bassoon Quartet [World Premiere]
Danzi: Bassoon Quartet in D Minor, Op. 40, No. 2
Piazzolla: Nightclub 1960 from Histoire du Tango [Arr.]
Weber: Andante and Hungarian Rondo, Op. 35 [Arr. Rechtman]

Hao Yang, guitar

Chinese guitarist Hao Yang entered the Curtis Insititue of Music in 2014 and studies with renowned guitarists David Starobin and Jason Vieaux. Ms. Yang has won top prizes in numerous guitar competitions. She is the first prize winner of the 2015 Guitar Foundation of America International Youth Competition (Senior Division). She was awarded first prizes in.

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Juliette Kang, violin

A native of Edmonton, Canada, Juliette Kang is First Associate Concertmaster of The Philadelphia Orchestra, where she holds the Joseph and Marie Field Chair. She came to Philadelphia from the Boston Symphony, where she served as assistant concertmaster from 2003 to 2005. Prior to that she was a member of the first violin section of the Metropolitan Opera.

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Yumi Kendall, cello

Yumi Kendall joined The Philadelphia Orchestra in 2004 as assistant principal cello upon her graduation from the Curtis Institute of Music. While at Curtis she studied with the late David Soyer and Peter Wiley, both of the Guarneri Quartet. Ms. Kendall began studying cello at the age of five following the Suzuki method. She made.

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Daniel Matsukawa, bassoon

Daniel Matsukawa has been principal bassoon of The Philadelphia Orchestra since 2000. Born in Argentina to Japanese parents, he moved with his family to New York City at age three and began studying the bassoon at age 13. The following year he won his first competition and was featured as a soloist performing the Mozart Bassoon.

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Burchard Tang, viola

Burchard Tang began his musical studies on the violin at the age of 3 and at 16 switched to viola, studying with Choong-Jin Chang, principal viola of The Philadelphia Orchestra. He continued his musical education at the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Joseph de Pasquale, former principal violist of The Philadelphia Orchestra. Upon.

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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