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Kristin Lee, violin and Jason Vieaux, guitar

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 8:00 PM (Add to calendar)

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Acclaimed for her flawless technique and “sense of melodic shaping that reflects an artistic maturity” (St. Louis Post Dispatch), violinist Kristin Lee debuts with PCMS in the company of a longtime Philadelphia favorite: guitarist Jason Vieaux. Winner of a 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant, an Astral Artist, and a member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Lee enjoys a vibrant career as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. Her program with the Grammy-winning Vieaux includes Twist, a new work written specifically for the duo by Vivian Fung that reinterprets a Baroque prelude, a traditional pipa work, and some jam session licks.

PiazzollaHistoire du Tango [Sel.]

Giuliani: Gran Duetto Concertante, Op. 52
PaganiniCantabile
Brazilian Tunes [Sel.]
FungTwist
JobimA Felicidade [Arr. by R. Dyens]
PiazzollaHistoire du Tango [Sel.]

Kristin Lee, violin

A recipient of the 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant, as well as a top prizewinner of the 2012 Walter W. Naumburg Competition and the Astral Artists’ 2010 National Auditions, Kristin Lee is a violinist of remarkable versatility and impeccable technique who enjoys a vibrant career as a soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, and educator. “Her technique.

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Jason Vieaux, guitar

Grammy-winner Jason Vieaux, “among the elite of today's classical guitarists” (Gramophone), is the guitarist that goes beyond the classical. NPR describes Vieaux as, “perhaps the most precise and soulful classical guitarist of his generation.” His most recent solo album, Play, won the 2015 Grammy Award for Best Classical Instrumental Solo. Vieaux has earned a reputation for.

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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