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Scott St. John, violin and John Novacek, piano

Friday, May 18, 2012 - 8:00 PM

Curtis Institute of Music

1726 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Scott St. John

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Knowles Paine: Violin Sonata in B Minor, Op. 24
Ives: Violin Sonata No. 1
Korngold: Much Ado About Nothing Suite, Op. 11
Rózsa: Sonata for Solo Violin, Op. 40
Bennett: Hexapoda: Five Studies in "Jitteroptera"
Novacek: Intoxication from "Four Rags for Violin and Piano"

Scott St. John, violin

Violinist Scott St. John was a member of the St. Lawrence String Quartet from 2006-13, performing over 100 concerts worldwide every year. On the solo side, Scott made his Carnegie debut in 1988 after winning 1st prize in the Alexander Schneider Competition; he has also won the Young Concert Artists Award and an Avery Fisher.

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John Novacek, piano

John Novacek is an American pianist who is the winner of the Leschetizky and Joanna Hodges international piano competitions. He plays solo recitals and concerts. As a chamber musician and accompanist he has worked with such artists as Yo-Yo Ma, Joshua Bell, and Leila Josefowicz. Novacek has premiered the works of John Adams, John Harbison,.

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Curtis Institute of Music

Address: 1726 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

PCMS at the Curtis InstituteHoused in a nineteenth-century mansion with wood-paneled walls, ornate moldings, and high ceilings, Field Concert Hall is a 240-seat auditorium with all seats on one level.  All concerts at this venue are general admission seating.  Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance. The hall is easily accessible with an elevator lift at street level.  For…more info