Music for Peace: Music of Schumann and Beethoven
Schumann Fantasy Pieces for Cello and Piano, Opus 73
Schumann Sonata No. 3 for Violin and Piano
Beethoven Trio Opus 70 No 2
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. Write check to "Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund" and mail to 11 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 or purchase online.
There are no physical tickets. Those who reserve are placed on a will-call list.
The audience is invited to join the musicians and Peace Action members at a reception after the concert.
Violinist James Buswell is one of the most versatile musicians of the 21st century. As a solo violinist, he has performed more than one hundred concerti with orchestras on five continents. In 2014 he expanded this list of solo repertoire with debut recordings of one Turkish and one American Concerto from the 20th century for release on the Naxos label. He was a Grammy nominee for his recording of the Barber Violin Concerto with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Distinguished conductors with whom he has collaborated include Leonard Bernstein, George Szell, Seiji Ozawa, Zubin Mehta, Andre Previn, Pierre Boulez, and Michael Tilson Thomas. Ever since appearing at the Spoleto Festival in Italy prior to enrolling in college, Buswell has also been an enthusiastic chamber musician. For more than a decade he was a member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in New York.
Carol Ou is a cellist known for her "fiery, marvelous" and "meltingly melodic outpourings" (Boston Globe) and her "wonderfully pure cello tone and incisive technique" (The Strad). She often appears in solo, chamber music, and concerto performances with violinist James Buswell. She also is part of the Carpe Diem String Quartet and has collaborated with artists such as Midori, Hillary Hahn, Kim Kashkashian, Timothy Eddy, Pascal Rogé, András Schiff, Raul Juarena, and Jayme Stone at the Marlboro Music Festival, Summerfest La Jolla, Australian Festival of Chamber Music, Austin Chamber Music Center, Nevada Chamber Music Festival, and other noted music festivals.
Pianist Mana Tokuno has received wide-spread acclaim for her sensitive and insightful interpretations and her brilliant virtuosity. First Prize winner of the prestigious Competition Internationalé, she also received the Leo Sirota Award for Piano Solo Performance at the Corpus Christi International Competition as well as the Special Award for Schubert Interpretation at the International Competition Valsesia Musica in Varallo, Italy. Other prizes include the Dosei-Kai Prize for Distinction in Performance, and the Silver Medal in the Chubu Chopin Competition in Nagoya, Japan.
Pianist Victor Rosenbaum, former chair of the New England Conservatory piano and chamber music departments for more than ten years, has performed widely as soloist and chamber music Victor.Rosenbaumperformer in the United States, Europe, Asia, Israel, and Russia, in such BPT_buy_tickets_large[;;;1];;;prestigious halls as Alice Tully Hall in New York and the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia. He has collaborated with such artists as Leonard Rose, Arnold Steinhardt, Robert Mann, and the Cleveland and Brentano String Quartets, among others. Festival appearances have included Tanglewood, Rockport, Yellow Barn, Kneisel Hall (Blue Hill), Kfar Blum and Tel Hai (Israel), Masters de Pontlevoy (France), the Heifetz Institute, and more. He has been a soloist with the Indianapolis and Atlanta symphonies and the Boston Pops. His highly praised recordings of Schubert and Beethoven are on Bridge Records and his recordings of Schubert and Mozart are on Fleur de Son. He serves on the faculty of the Mannes College of Music in New York, was Director and President of the Longy School of Music from 1985-2001, and is Music Director of the Music for Peace series.
Harvard-Epworth Methodist Church (View)
1555 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
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