Patrick Burke: First of all – welcome back! For many of our audience members, the last time they heard you was in 2013 with the Tokyo Quartet. The Montrose Trio formed shortly after, in 2014. Could you tell us how the Trio was founded, and how did this particular performance with Kazuhide Isomura come together?.
In case you missed them, here’s a summary of what our area critics had to say about the opening months of PCMS concerts. More than a half-dozen 2015-16 concerts have been reviewed thus far, ranging from the Borodin Quartet with David Finckel (October 11) through the Gamut Bach Ensemble (December 16). We encourage you to check back with us.
Grammy Award-winning American mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard debuts on the PCMS series with acclaimed guitarist Sharon Isbin on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at the Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater. This is one of the most anticipated collaborations of our 15-16 Season, so it was with quite a bit of curiosity that we read the reviews of their November 12, 2015.
Pianist Cecil Licad returns to PCMS for her first of two appearances during the 2015-16 Season. An active soloist and chamber musician, Ms. Licad has performed with the Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, and alongside quartets such as the Guarneri and Takács. Her performance on November 24 will explore the evolution of.
Having made a name for himself as a concerto soloist, violinist Stefan Jackiw is equally the master of the recital stage. Making his debut on PCMS’ Joseph and Marie Field String Recital Series, Stefan appears with pianist Jeremy Denk on November 19th at the Perelman Theater. Recently we spoke with him about his upcoming performance of Charles Ives’ complete works for violin and.
A native of Colorado, Rebecca Albers started playing piano and violin from the time she could walk. She received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Juilliard School, where she studied with Heidi Castleman and Hsin-Yun Huang. Having just completed he sixth summer at the Marlboro Music Festival, Ms. Albers is preparing to start her fourth tour.
As many of you know, the PCMS office is pretty quiet during the summer months. The bulk of subscription orders are in during the first week of June, and the Marlboro staff migrates north shortly after, leaving Brad, Erik, and me to hold down the fort. As a general rule during these two and a.
An artist once said that master classes create a space for students to “come to understand their place within a growing community, value differences as well as similarities, feel connected to others, accept and love their own musical traditions, and [become] empowered to change those things that should be changed and embrace new perspectives.” For.
After PCMS’ opening concert this season with Musicians from Marlboro, we received the following from a teacher who brought a group of her students for the evening. I just wanted to thank you again for the tickets to the concert last night. The students had a great time and it was a new experience for.