Music for Peace: Music of Beethoven and Brahms
Klaudia Szlachta, violin
Hyun-ji Kwon, cello
Victor Rosenbaum, piano
In the third concert of our 2018-2019 Music for Peace series, we present music of Beethoven and Brahms.
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.
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. His collaborations include those with Indianapolis and Atlanta symphonies and the Boston Pops Orchestra. Also an accomplished composer and conductor, Victor gives masterclasses and lectures on pedagogy issues and interpretive analysis worldwide. 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.
Klaudia Szlachta is an award-winning violinist who has both performed and taught internationally. A Polish national, Ms. Szlachta was a scholarship recipient, earning her Bachelor of Music degree from Boston Conservatory, summa cum laude, with Professor Magdalena Suchecka Richter as her teacher. Her Masters and Doctorate of Musical Arts degrees were achieved at Boston University under the tutelage of Professor Yuri Mazurkevich. While there, she won both the Bach prize and the Concerto Competition, playing the Szymanowski Violin Concerto under the baton of David Hoose. Upon graduation, Ms. Szlachta was invited by the Institute and Festival of Contemporary Performance in New York to perform Luciano Berios Sequenza and Elliott Carters Triple Duo. Recently, she returned to New York to give the World Premiere of Six Miniatures, composed for her by Thomas Weaver. Ms. Szlachta also recently recorded music for a film entered in the Irish Film Institutes Movie Festival, appeared in the prestigious Convergence Ensemble Chamber concert series, and showcased a new composition by Ketty Nez at the Festival of New Music in Florida. She has also had the privilege to collaborate on stage with Menahem Pressler and Joseph Silverstein, as well as tour the east coast as a member of the Amabile Trio and Hubbard Quartet. Locally, she performs on regular basis with the Cantata Singers and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project. Currently, Ms. Szlachta is on the faculty of the School of Music at Boston University, the New England Conservatorys Preparatory School, the Intensive Community Program and BUTIs summer program at Tanglewood. She is also the Director of the Violin Workshop at Tanglewood.
Hyun-Ji Kwon has participated in numerous music festivals and concerts in both Korea and North America. She serves on the faculty of Boston Universitys summer Tanglewood Institute and joined the BU School of Music cello faculty in 2015. She earned her Bachelor of Music degree at Ewha Womens 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 Universitys School of Music. She last performed for Music for Peace in January 2018, appearing with Szlachta and Rosenbaum.
Harvard-Epworth Methodist Church (View)
1555 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
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