Wed, Jan 19 | New Haven Lawn Club

[KALLOS in Residence] Concert III: Cracks in the Glass Ceiling

Join us for our very first program to feature compositions exclusively by women composers! This extraordinary program includes music by historic composers Clara Schumann and Rebecca Clarke as well as living American composers Augusta Read Thomas and Jennifer Higdon.
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[KALLOS in Residence] Concert III: Cracks in the Glass Ceiling

Time & Location

Jan 19, 2022, 7:30 PM
New Haven Lawn Club, 193 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511, USA

About the Event

[KALLOS in Residence]

This concert is presented through the New Haven Lawn Club Preservation Trust (501(c)(3)). In partnership with the Trust, Kallos is pleased to make the club its new home in their concert series.

Concert III

[CRACKS IN THE GLASS CEILING]

Kallos is honored to present its mid-season program, “Cracks in the Glass Ceiling,” which includes music by groundbreaking women composers Clara Schumann, Rebecca Clarke, as well as living-American-composers Augusta Read Thomas and Jennifer Higdon. These composers have shared with us more than just beautiful music; their talent, determination, tenacity, and courage have contributed to establishing an inspiring space for women in the world of classical music.

WEDNESDAY, JAN 19, 2022

AT 7:30PM

New Haven Lawn Club

(193 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511)

PROGRAM

Clara Schumann (1819-1896)            3 Romance for violin and piano

Jennifer Higdon(b.1962)                     Piano Trio    

                                                                         I. Pale Yellow      II. Fiery Red

Augusta Read Thomas (b.1964)      Silent Moon for violin and cello 

Rebecca Clarke(1886-1979)              Piano Trio (1921)     

ABOUT THE MUSICIANS

GENEVA LEWIS, VIOLIN

New Zealand-born violinist Geneva Lewis has forged a reputation as a musician of consummate artistry whose performances speak from and to the heart. Hailed by conductor Nic McGegan as “a name to watch,” Geneva is the recipient of a 2021 Avery Fisher Career Grant and Grand Prize winner of the 2020 Concert Artists Guild Competition. Other recent accolades include Kronberg Academy’s Prince of Hesse Prize and being named a Finalist at the 2018 Naumburg Competition, a Performance Today Young Artist in Residence, and Musical America’s New Artist of the Month.

To learn more about her, please visit her website at https://www.genevalewisviolinist.com/biography

JOSHUA HALPERN, CELLO

 Joshua Halpern approached difficult passages masterfully, with a natural, easy technique and a powerful, projecting tone that left nothing to be desired.” 

— Westdeutsche Zeitung

Joshua Halpern has appeared on stages around the world as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral principal cellist. As a chamber musician, he has collaborated with artists including Jonathan Biss, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Roberto Díaz, Viviane Hagner, Gary Hoffman, Kim Kashkashian, Anthony McGill, and Itzhak Perlman, and appeared at music festivals including the Ravinia Steans Institute, the Perlman Chamber Music Workshop, the New York String Orchestra Seminar, the Taos School of Music, La Jolla Summerfest, Musikiwest, and Krzyzowa-Music. During the 2019 season he served as guest principal cello of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, including on tours to Germany, Taiwan, and China, and in 2020 served as cellist with the Rolston Quartet.

To learn more about him, please visit his website at https://joshuahalperncello.com/about

MIN YOUNG KANG, PIANO

Korean-born pianist Min Young Kang enjoys a versatile career as a chamber musician, collaborative pianist, and music director. For the past ten years, Min Young has performed in concerts and recitals throughout the United States, France, and South Korea, at venues that include Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, Château de Fontainebleau, and the Sejong Center M Theater. A prize winner at both the J.C. Arriaga Chamber Music Competition and Artur Balsam Duo Competition, Kang has also been recognized with numerous awards and scholarships, including the Talisman Energy Emerging Artist Award, Kraeuter Musical Foundation Award, Prix special du Directeur and Prix de Musique de chambre from Ecoles D’Art Americaines de Fontainbleau, the Renee and Richard Hawley Scholarship and the Manhattan School of Music’s President’s Award Scholarship.

Min Young will be releasing her first record “The Russian Album” with PENTATONE with Spanish Violist Jesus Rodolfo in Oct 2021.The album includes works for viola and piano by Stravinsky, Rachmaninov, and Prokofiev. She is a Founder/Artistic Director of Kallos Chamber Music Series.

To learn more about her, pleaese visit her website at https://www.minyoungkang.com/

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