Adam Golka, piano
Born and raised in Texas to a family of musicians from Poland, pianist Adam Golka has won widespread critical and popular acclaim with his “brilliant technique and real emotional depth” (The Washington Post). He has garnered international prizes including the 2008 Gilmore Young Artist Award, first prize in the 2003 China Shanghai International Piano Competition and the.
Elizabeth Fayette, violin
Violinist Elizabeth Fayette, praised by the New York Times for her “alluring, lustrous sound and seasoned virtuosity,” is quickly building a reputation as a soloist and chamber musician known for her passionate and energetic performances. As the 2013 winner of The Juilliard School’s prestigious Violin Competition, she made her Carnegie Hall solo debut in October 2013.
Anton Nel, piano
Anton Nel, winner of the first prize in the 1987 Naumburg International Piano Competition at Carnegie Hall enjoys a remarkable and multifaceted career that has taken him to North and South America, Europe, Asia, and South Africa. Following an auspicious debut at the age of twelve with Beethoven’s C Major Concerto after only two years.
Hailed by The New York Times as “impressive, lithe, persuasive,” when the members of the Horszowski Trio (Hor-SHOV- ski) – Jesse Mills, Raman Ramakrishnan, and Rieko Aizawa – played together for the first time, they immediately felt the spark of a unique connection. Many years of close friendship had created a deep trust between the.
Alexandre Moutouzkine, piano
The Dallas Morning News said Russian-American pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine, “played Brahms’ Op. 117 Intermezzi more beautifully, more movingly, than I’ve ever heard them. At once sad, tender and noble, this was playing of heart-stopping intimacy and elegance.” Highlights of the upcoming season include performances and master classes at the VIII Beijing International Piano Festival, Musicfest (Perugia, Italy), Forum.
Europa Galante was founded in 1990 by its musical director Fabio Biondi who wanted to form an Italian period instrument ensemble to perform both baroque and classical repertoire. The ensemble has a varying structure and often performs chamber music such as the string sonatas of Italian composers of the seventeenth century. The ensemble’s repertoire includes.
eighth blackbird combines the finesse of a string quartet, the energy of a rock band and the audacity of a storefront theater company. The Chicago-based, three-time Grammy-winning “super-musicians” (LA Times) entertain and provoke audiences across the country and around the world. Colombine’s Paradise Theatre is eighth blackbird’s new staged, memorized production hailed as a “tour de.
Hye-Jin Kim, violin
Describing the artistry of violinist Hye-Jin Kim, Winner of the 2009 Concert Artists Guild International Competition, The Strad lauded her “… heart-stopping, unrivaled beauty… supremely musical playing, well-thought out, yet of the moment.” Ms. Kim’s sensitivity to the expressive and contextual components of the violin repertoire enables her to transport audiences beyond mere technical virtuosity,.
Choong-Jin Chang, viola
A native of Seoul, Korea, Choong-Jin Chang was appointed principal viola of the Philadelphia Orchestra in April 2006 after 12 years as associate principal viola. He made his performance debut as a 12-year-old violinist with the Seoul Philharmonic as winner of the grand prize in Korea’s Yook Young National Competition. In 1981, at the age.