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Elizabeth Fayette, violin and Adam Golka, piano

Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 3:00 PM

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Winner of the 2014 Musical Fund Society Career Advancement Award, violinist Elizabeth Fayette has been praised by the New York Times for her “alluring, lustrous sound and seasoned virtuosity.” Her gorgeous tone and musicality make you want to listen to her again and again. With a reputation for passionate and energetic performances, both as a soloist and chamber musician, Fayette debuts with Adam Golka–a pianist of “brilliant technique and real emotional depth” (Washington Post)– in a wide-ranging program featuring contemporary and standard repertoire.

Messiaen: Theme and Variations
Boulez: Anthèmes
Poulenc: Violin Sonata
Franck: Violin Sonata in A Major

Elizabeth Fayette, violin

Elizabeth Fayette
Violinist Elizabeth Fayette, praised by the New York Times for her “alluring, lustrous sound and seasoned virtuosity,” is quickly building a reputation as a soloist and chamber musician known for her passionate and energetic performances.  As the 2013 winner of The Juilliard School’s prestigious Violin Competition, she made her Carnegie Hall solo debut in October 2013.

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Adam Golka, piano

Born and raised in Texas to a family of musicians from Poland, pianist Adam Golka has won widespread critical and popular acclaim with his “brilliant technique and real emotional depth” (The Washington Post).  He has garnered international prizes including the 2008 Gilmore Young Artist Award, first prize in the 2003 China Shanghai International Piano Competition and the.

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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