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Carolin Widmann, violin, and Gloria Chien, piano

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 7:30 PM (Add to calendar)

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

  • Carolin Widmann - Ysaÿe Violin Sonata in A Minor, Op. 27, No. 2

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Beethoven’s genial A Major Sonata and Prokofiev’s Handel-inspired F Minor Sonata are featured on Carolin Widmann’s inspired PCMS debut program, which also includes a Philadelphia premiere by her brother, the renowned composer and clarinetist Jörg Widmann.

Beethoven: Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 30, No. 1
Stravinsky: Divertimento
J. Widmann: Paraphrase über Mendelssohns Hochzeitsmarsch [Phila. Premiere]
Prokofiev: Violin Sonata in F Minor, Op. 80

Pre-concert lecture w/ James Primosch at 6:30 pm

Carolin Widmann, violin

A wonderfully versatile musician, Carolin Widmann’s activities span the great classical concerti, new commissions specially written for her, solo recitals, a wide variety of chamber music and, increasingly, period instrument performances, including play/direction from the violin. Following the release of Widmann’s critically acclaimed Mendelssohn/Schumann Concerto’s disc, the 2016/17 season saw her give debuts with the.

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Gloria Chien, piano

Picked by the Boston Globe as one of the Superior Pianists of the year, Gloria Chien made her orchestral debut at the age of 16 with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Since then she has appeared as a soloist under the batons of Sergiu Comissiona, Keith Lockhart, Thomas Dausgaard, and Irwin Hoffman. She has presented recitals at the Isabella Stewart.

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Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Address: 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

  The Perelman Theater is part of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, located on the southwest corner of Broad and Spruce Streets in Center City Philadelphia. The smaller of the two concert halls in the Kimmel Center, the Perelman Theater is a 627-seat auditorium with seating on the plaza, plaza tier, first balcony, and second balcony levels.…more info