Tatiana Dimitriades and Jonathan Bass to Perform Violin and Piano Works January 23 Williamstown, MA

For Immediate Release

January 07, 2000

Boston Symphony violinist Tatiana Dimitriades and prize-winning pianist Jonathan Bass will perform at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute on Sunday, January 23, at 3:00 p.m. On the program are Sonatina in A Minor, Opus 137, No. 2, D.385 by Franz Schubert, Sonata (1922) by Leoš Janácek, Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Opus 96 by Ludwig van Beethoven, and Sonata (1927) by Maurice Ravel. Tickets are $15 ($10 for members, $5 for students). For tickets, call 413-458-2303, extension 324. Tatiana Dimitriades attended the Pre-College Division of the Juilliard School and she earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees and an Artists Diploma from Indiana University.

A recipient of the Lili Boulanger Memorial Award, Dimitriades has also won the Guido Saracini Prize presented by the Accademia Musicale Chigiana of Sienna, Italy, on the occasion of the Paganini Centenary, and the Mischa Pelz Prize of the National Young Musicians Foundation Debut Competition in Los Angeles. An active chamber musician, she is a member of the Boston Artists Ensemble, The Boston Conservatory Chamber Ensemble, and the Walden Chamber Players. A member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra since 1987, Dimitriades frequently appears as concerto soloist and recitalist throughout New England.

Other solo performances include a Carnegie Recital Hall appearance sponsored by the Associated Music Teachers of New York, and an appearance as soloist in the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto at the Grand Teton Music Festival. Jonathan Bass has been featured on National Public Radio's "Performance Today" series, the McGraw-Hill Artists Showcase on WQXR in New York, and WGBH's "Classical Morning" in Boston. Mr. Bass has performed at Symphony Hall as soloist with the Boston Pops Orchestra, and has appeared in recital at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall as winner of the First Prize of the 1993 Joanna Hodges International Piano Competition.

A native New Yorker, Jonathan Bass has also won First Prize in the American National Chopin Competition, a three-year Beethoven Fellowship with the American Pianists Association, two top prizes in the Robert Casadesus International Piano Competition, and top prizes in the Washington International Competition and the Young Keyboard Artists Competition. Mr. Bass frequently appears as concerto soloist and recitalist throughout New England. An active chamber musician, Mr. Bass is the pianist for the Walden Chamber Players and the co-Music Director of the Curtisville Consortium.

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts.  The galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free through May.  For more information call 413-458-2303 or visit www.clarkart.edu.

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