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Julia Hamos

Julia Hamos

Posted by on Feb 10, 2019 in 2018-2019 Season Artists |

Pianist Julia Hamos performs internationally as a soloist and chamber musician, notably in Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center and at the Liszt Academy in Budapest. She has given recitals and chamber music performances at the Trasimeo Music Festival in Italy, Open Chamber Music of the IMS Prussia Cove festival, the Ravinia Steans Institute, and the Verbier Festival Academy. Julia is the winner of the Sterndale Bennett Prize for romantic-era music...

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Gili Melamed-Lev

Gili Melamed-Lev

Posted by on Jan 25, 2019 in 2019-2020 Season Artists, Artists |

Pianist Gili Melamed-Lev enjoys a career as soloist, chamber musician and collaborative artist. She is the founder and Artistic Director of The Concerts at Camphill Ghent since 2012 and for the past five years has been a member of the Lev-Evans duo with pianist Mark Evans. Since 2014 the duo has been in residence at the Avaloch Farm Music Institute (Boscawen, NH), and their new CD with music by Brahms, Pianist Gili Melamed-Lev enjoys a career as soloist, chamber musician...

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Zela Terry

Zela Terry

Posted by on Jan 25, 2019 in 2019-2020 Season Artists, Artists |

Zela Terry began her cello career at the age of 19 as a member of the Pittsburgh Symphony and then joined the New York Philharmonic. She later held the post of first chair cellist with the Stuttgart Symphony and the International Bach Academy. In 1990 she became principal cello with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Nice and has served as the cellist for the Orchestre des Concerts Syrinx since its creation. She has soloed frequently with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice. At...

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Judith Nelson

Judith Nelson

Posted by on Jan 25, 2019 in 2019-2020 Season Artists, Artists |

Violist Judith Nelson joined the New York Philharmonic in 1983. A native of Portland, Oregon, she graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Washington (Seattle) and also holds a Master’s degree from The Juilliard School. As a student, she received the University of Washington’s highest music award, the Brechemin Scholarship, and performed concertos by Mozart, Hindemith, Walton, and Bartók with the University Symphony and the Seattle Symphony. She...

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Concert Notes for 10.28.18

Posted by on Nov 1, 2018 in News, Uncategorized |

Chamber music, especially in its purest type, the string quartet, is regarded by many music-lovers as the highest form of music. To begin with, by its very limitations it is to some extent free from sensationalism into which orchestral music so easily falls. Impossible to two violins, a viola, and a violoncello are the purely sensuous stimulations of ears and nerve centers to which Wagner, Strauss, Tchaikovsky, and the Stokowsky-Bach transcriptions, and in general the whole...

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