September 25, 2015
Starting off the 2015-16 academic year, Cho-Liang Lin joins the Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra on the evenings of October 2 and 3. A faculty member of the Rice University Shepherd School, Lin performs Brahms's Concerto for Violin and Violoncello in A Minor with colleague Desmond Hoebig.
The program is led by Music Director Larry Rachleff and also includes Strauss's Salomé's Dance and Stravinsky's Le Sacre du printemps.
Following the Symphony Orchestra performances, Lin leads violin students in a series of class recitals on October 15, 22, and 26.
September 01, 2015
On September 3, Cho-Liang Lin joins the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra for the finale of the inaugural Summermusik festival. The evening, Storm of Strings, features Lin performing Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 4 and Bottesini’s Gran Duo Concertante alongside bassist DaXun Zhang.
Summermusik, a three week festival led by Kelly Kuo, includes chamber concerts, intimate afternoon concerts, and interactive musical experiences.
August 20, 2015
In a series of three concerts at La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest, Cho-Liang Lin leads festival musicians through an exploration of the works and world of Dmitri Shostakovich. On August 21, Cho-Liang Lin brings together violinist David Chan, violist Paul Neubauer, cellist Clive Greensmith, pianists Vladimir Feltsman, John Novacek, and Alan Woo, and the Borromeo String Quartet to perform the Russian composer’s Two Pieces for String Octet, Sonata for Viola and Piano, Concertino for Two Pianos, and String Quartet in F Major.
The subsequent evening, violinist Dmitry Sitkovetsky performs Shostakovich’s Piano Trio in C Minor alongside Clive Greensmith and Alan Woo, followed by the Sonata for Violin and Piano, and the String Quartet in C Minor. To conclude the evening, soprano Lyubov Petrova joins the instrumentalists for Shostakovich’s song cycle Seven Romances on Poems by Alexander Blok.
The third and final concert in the Shostakovich series features performances of the String Quartet No. 12, Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Minor, and Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor by the Borromeo String Quartet, cellist John Sharp, Vladimir Feltsman, and Dmitry Sitkovetsky.
The final week of SummerFest features an evening of new compositions, a performance of four-hands piano works by Peter Serkin and Julia Hsu, and the SummerFest concluding performance, Strings, Glorious Strings! Discover the full SummerFest calendar here.