Alexi Kenney, violin
Oliver Herbert, cello
Eric Lu, piano

Wednesday, February 02, 2022 - 7:30 PM
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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About This Performance

The Roger & Margaret Berlin Emerging Instrumental Chamber Music Performance

Named “a talent to watch” by the New York Times, Avery Fisher Career Grant winner Alexi Kenney made a thrilling recital debut with the Society last season. Now this extraordinary young violinist with “a tone that ranges from the achingly fragile to full-bodied robustness” returns with two equally fast-rising artists in “knockout” (San Francisco Classical Voice) cellist Oliver Herbert and 2018 Leeds International Piano Competition winner Eric Lu.

Haydn: Piano Trio in E-flat Major, Hob. XV:22
Schumann: Canonic Etudes, Op. 56 [Arr.] [Sel.]
Schubert: Piano Trio in E-flat Major, D. 929

The Artist(s)

Alexi Kenney
Alexi Kenney, violin
The recipient of a 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant, violinist Alexi Kenney has been named “a talent to watch” by the New York Times, which also noted his “architect’s eye for structure and space and a tone that ranges from the achingly fragile to full-bodied robustness.” His win at the 2013 Concert Artists Guild Competition at the age of nineteen led to a critically acclaimed Carnegie Hall debut recital at Weill Hall.… Read More
Oliver Herbert
Oliver Herbert, cello
Cellist Oliver Herbert, from San Francisco, is quickly building a reputation as an artist with a distinct voice and individual style. Performing a wide range of repertoire, Herbert’s recent solo and recital appearances include debuts with the San Francisco Symphony, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony SoundBox, Union College Concert Series,… Read More
Eric Lu
Eric Lu, piano
Eric Lu won First Prize at The Leeds International Piano Competition in 2018, the first American to win the prestigious prize since Murray Perahia. He made his BBC Proms debut the following summer at the Royal Albert Hall, and is currently a member of the BBC New Generation Artist scheme. Eric is an exclusive Warner Classics recording artist.… Read More


Alexi Kenney | Bach C Major Largo, BWV 1005 in the Redwoods
Eric Lu | Schubert: Piano Sonata in A Major, D.959: II. Andantino (live at Wigmore Hall)