18-19 Featured Soloists
Irina Muresanu, VIolin
Cycle 1 - December 14 & 15, 2018
Romanian violinist Irina Muresanu has won the hearts of audiences and critics alike with her“irresistible,” (Boston Globe) exciting, elegant and heartfelt performances of the classic, romantic and modern repertoire. The Los Angeles Times has written that her “musical luster, melting lyricism and colorful conception made Irina Muresanu’s performance especially admirable”. Her performances have been frequently cited as among the Best of Classical Music Performances by the Boston Globe, most recently for a 2016 recital titled “Rorem, Ravel, and Rags.”
Marina Piccinini, Flute
Cycle 2 - March, 22 & 23, 2019
Hailed by Gramophone as “the Heifetz of the flute,” Marina Piccinini is widely recognized across the world as a daring, dynamic artist with varied musical interests. She is internationally-acclaimed for her interpretive skills, intensely communicative performances, technical command, and powerfully magnetic stage presence, with a distinct and global perspective that informs her work as one of the most compelling advocates of both traditional and new works. Much sought after as a soloist, chamber musician, and recording artist, she has garnered special attention for her commitment to the music of our time and for expanding the repertoire of her instrument.
Yeol Eum Son, Piano
Benefit Concert - September 30, 2018
Yeol Eum Son’s graceful and timeless interpretations, crystalline touch and versatile, thrilling performances have caught the attention of audiences worldwide. Praised for her widely eclectic concerti repertoire, ranging from Bach and all-Mozart to Shchedrin and Gershwin, her recent concerto highlights include appearances with the Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, Konzerthausorchester Berlin and Bergen Philharmonic under the baton of Dmitrij Kitajenko; a debut Paris date with Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France under Mikko Franck, and Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra under Valery Gergiev amongst others.