The unparalleled Dover Quartet made its Asian debut as part of the Beare’s Premiere Music Festival 2019(formerly the Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival). The eclectic programming featured luminaries likeJoyce DiDonato, Martin Beaver, and Avi Avital, and introduced the Dover Quartet to exhilarated new audiences.
MKI Artists was able to see the Ying Quartet perform here in Vermont this past weekend, and was again reminded of the incredible quality of the Quartet’s music-making. Their longevity – nearly thirty years spent together as a group – and incredible ability to communicate has resulted in a sound that’s nothing short of spectacular.
In January, the stunning Romanian cellist Andrei Ioniță toured with the National Symphony Orchestra of Romania conducted by the commanding Cristian Măcelaru on their first-ever trip to the U.S. Performances included Enescu’s Romanian Rhapsody No. 1, Strauss’s Suite from Der Rosenkavalier, Andrei’s incredible take on Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in B minor, and Ravel’s much-loved Bolero.
Last weekend Simon Trpčeski performed Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with the New York Philharmonic, with Jakub Hrůša conducting. Read more to hear why Bachtrack.com said “It’s a pity his visits to New York are so rare.”
One of the nation’s most dynamic professional chamber orchestras, Sphinx Virtuosi are comprised of eighteen of the nation’s leading Black and Latinx classical soloists - primarily alumni of the internationally renowned Sphinx Competition.
The Pacifica Quartet will be offering an especially topical program in honor of the 1920 ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which allowed all U.S. women the right to vote.