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Spend a delightful evening experiencing the rich, complex, and emotionally sweeping music by Johannes Brahms. Our guest artists, Elizabeth Larson, violin Soo Bae, cello and Mia Chung, piano, will be performing the complete Piano Trios of Brahms.
Elizabeth Larson, violinist, has performed concerts throughout the world and has numerous prestigious honors to her credit. She has performed in such halls as Symphony Hall, Boston with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall, Paul Hall, and Victoria Hall, Geneva, as the featured soloist in a concert honoring Lord Yehudi Menuhin on the day of his death. Her solo tours have taken her to four continents. An avid chamber musician, Elizabeth has been a Resident Artist at many music festivals, and for two years was invited to join Yehudi Menuhin’s prestigious chamber ensemble, the Camerata Lysy, Switzerland, performing as soloist and in chamber ensembles throughout Europe, and on tour to South Africa. She performs and tours, giving concerts and workshops on integrating music, work, and faith for college students throughout the U.S. Elizabeth holds a Master’s Degree in Violin Performance from Yale University, and has received a performance degree as a Postgraduate student with Yfrah Neaman from the Guildhall School of Music in London.
Canadian cellist Soo Bae, was recently honored as the musician of the month in Musical America Magazine. Ms. Bae is also a winner of the 2005 Concert Artists Guild International Competition, and in 2006, the Canada Council of the Arts awarded her First Prize in its Instrument Bank Competition, resulting in a three-year loan of the ca. 1696 Bonjour Stradivari cello. She received her Bachelor of Music from The Curtis Institute of Music under Orlando Cole and Master of Music Degree and Artist Diploma from The Juilliard School where she served as assistant faculty under Joel Krosnick for four years. She has also studied with Harvey Shapiro, Tim Eddy, David Soyer and Peter Wiley. When not performing around the world, she is intensely involved in teaching, giving master classes and judging competitions including the recent Juilliard Pre-College Concerto Competition. Ms. Bae currently serves as faculty at Gordon College in Boston and directs the Angelos Mission Ensemble Christian Chamber Music Program in New Jersey of which she is founder and director.
Pianist Mia Chung has demonstrated a prodigious talent since her childhood. She received her master's degree from Yale University and her doctorate from Juilliard. Her teachers have included Peter Serkin and Boris Berman. She has enjoyed great success as a recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician with an exceptional understanding and love for Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Mendelssohn and Schumann. Her debut recording, as part of Channel Classics Winning Artists Series, features Beethoven's Sonatas and Bagatelles. Upon selecting this recording as "Best of the Year" for 1995, Gramophone magazine noted "Chung's performance is inspired…a totally absorbing musical experience." Many outstanding recordings have followed. An active recitalist, Mia has given recitals in major concert halls around the world, and has performed extensively as concert soloist with nationally known orchestras. She is currently Artist-in-Residence and Professor of Music at Gordon College.
Presenter / Producer: Biola University Conservatory of Music
Music > Classical
Music > Chamber Music
Event Phone: 562-903-4892
Biola Univ., Crowell Music Bldg., Lansing Recital Hall
13800 Biola Ave.
La Mirada CA 90639
Pasadena / San Gabriel Valley
Performance Dates: 3/20/2013
$17 Gen. $12 Sr.Cit. $10 Stu.
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