Artist-in-Residence series returns to Clark / iBerkshires.com
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – On Sunday, November 21 at 2 p.m., pianist Jeewon Park and cellist Edward Arron, co-artistic directors of the Performing Artists in Residence series at the Clark Art Institute return to resume their concert series, now in its ninth year.
The Sunday afternoon concert will be presented in Clark’s Michael Conforti Pavilion and includes a music program for piano and cello, featuring Mendelssohn: “Sonata in B flat major for cello and piano”, “Opus 45, Arvo PÃ¤rt: Spiegel im Spiegel “(1978), and Rachmaninoff:” Sonata in G minor for cello and piano, opus 19. “
Korean-born pianist Jeewon Park has captured the attention of audiences around the world for her dazzling technique and poetic lyricism, according to a press release. Since making her debut at the age of twelve performing Chopin’s First Concerto with the Korea Symphony Orchestra, Ms. Park has performed at venues as prestigious as Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully. Lincoln Center Lobby, Merkin Hall and Seoul Arts Center in Korea. A passionate chamber musician, she has performed at leading festivals around the world, including the Spoleto USA, the Emilia-Romagna Festival (Italy), the Music Alp in Courchevel (France) and the Music Festival. summer of Kusatsu (Japan). Ms. Park is a graduate of The Juilliard School and Yale University, where she received the Dean Horatio Parker Award. She holds the DMA diploma from SUNY Stony Brook.
Cellist Edward Arron has been recognized around the world for his elegant musicality, passionate performances and creative programming. Mr. Arron tours and records as a member of the famous Ehnes Quartet and performs regularly at the Caramoor International Music Festival, where he has been a resident performer and commissioner of chamber music concerts for over twenty-five years. He appears in recital, as a soloist with large orchestras and as a chamber musician across North America, Europe and Asia and is the artistic director and host of the famous concert series Musical Masterworks in Old Lyme, Connecticut. A graduate of the Juilliard School, he participated in Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road project as well as in Isaac Stern’s Jerusalem Chamber Music Encounters. Mr. Arron is a faculty member at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
In January 2021, the couple’s recording of Beethoven’s Complete Works for Cello and Piano was released on the Aeolian Classics Record label and received the Samuel Sanders Collaborative Artists Award from the Classical Recording Foundation.
The concert is presented without an intermission. Please note that customers will not be seated after the start of the show.
Tickets: $ 25 non-members / $ 20 Clark members. Free for all students with a valid student card. All ticket sales are non-refundable. All guests must wear masks during the performance. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit clarkart.edu/events.
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