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Music for Peace: Masterworks for Piano Quartet
Sat March 4, 2017 @ 7:30 pm UTC-4$10 – $35
Masterworks for Piano Quartet
March 4th, 2017
Victor Rosenbaum, piano
Eunae Koh, violin
Maria Lambros, viola
Hyun-Ji Kwon, cello
Mozart piano quartet in E-flat Major. K. 493
Schumann piano quartet in E-flat Major. Op. 47
Schumann “Three Fantasy Pieces for Cello and Piano”, Op. 73
In the second concert of our 2016- 2017 Music for Peace series Eunae Koh (violin), Maria Lambros (viola), Hyun-Ji Kwon (cello) and Victor Rosenbaum (piano) perform piano quartets composed by Mozart and Schumann.
Benefits Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund; part of the Music for Peace Series. Single concert: seats $25 in advance for Mass. Peace Action members, $35 for non-members, $10 for students, $35 at the door. Series of 3 concerts: member $65, non-member $80, student $25.
To reserve, write a check to “Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund” and mail to 11 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, or call 617-354-2169 with credit card number. Or reserve seats online for the single concert or purchase online for the entire series.
Donations to support our work for peace are needed in any amount. Supporters donate $250 or more to Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund; they receive two tickets with preferred seating in the first 3 rows to each concert and recognition in the programs. Sponsors donate $500 and receive four tickets; Benefactors donate $1,000 and receive eight tickets.
The audience is invited to join the musicians and Peace Action members at a reception after the concert.
Violinist Eunae Koh was Chamber music prize winner of the 2015 Michael Hill international compettion. She has performed and recorded seeral new works by Boston composers, appears regularly as a guest musician with the Chameleon Arts Ensemble, and is an artist-member of Music for Food. She serves as concertmaster of the Haffner Sinfonietta. She is currently pursuing a Graduate Diploma at the New England Conservatory. She performs on a 1768 violin by Pietro Antonio Dalla Costa loaned by the Colburn Collection.
Maria Lambros is a former member of the Mendelssohn, Meliora, and Ridge String Quartets, and is currently a member of La Fenice and the Cooperstown Quartet. She has received a Grammy Award nomination, the Naumburg Chamber Music Award, and Europe’s Diapason d’Or, and has performed as a guest with the Guarneri, Cleveland, Juilliard, Brentano, Borromeo, and Orion Quartets. She performs on period instruments with Context of Houston and is on the faculty of the Peabody Conservatory and Yellow Barn.
Hyun-Ji Kwon has participated in numerous music festivals and concerts in both Korea and North America. She serves on the faculty of Boston University’s summer Tanglewood Institute and joined the BU School of Music cello faculty in 2015. She earned her Bachelor of Music degree at Ewha Women’s University in Seoul, Korea; a Master of Music degree in Cello Performance as well as a Graduate Diploma at New England Conservatory, and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Cello Performance at Boston University’s School of Music.
Pianist Victor Rosenbaum, a faculty member at New England Conservatory and Mannes School of Music, was chair of the NEC piano and chamber music departments for more than ten years. He has performed widely as soloist and with chamber ensembles in the United States, Europe, Asia, Israel, and Russia and in such prestigious halls as Alice Tully Hall in New York and the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia. He was Director and President of the Longy School of Music from 1985 to 2001 and is Music Director of the Music for Peace series.