Cellist Edward Arron is artistic co-director of Performing Artists in Residence at the Clark

Chamber Music Concert:
Performing Artists in Residence at the Clark

Sunday, November 18, 2012
3:00 pm

Edward Arron and Jeewon Park,
co-artistic directors

The Clark welcomes Performing Artists in Residence Edward Arron, cello; Jeewon Park, piano; and Kyung Sun Lee, violin, for a chamber music concert featuring works by Halvorsen, Dvorák, Mendelssohn, Schnittke, Schumann, Ravel, Arvo Pärt, and Piazzolla.

Tickets are $25 general admission / $20 members / $10 students and may be purchased by calling 413 458 0524. Click here to purchase tickets online.



Passacaglia on a theme by Handel for Violin and Cello, Johan Halvorsen
Piano Trio in e minor, Opus 90 “Dumky,” Antonin Dvorák
Rondo Capriccioso in E Major for Solo Piano, Opus 14, Felix Mendelssohn
Musica Nostalgica for Cello and Piano (1992), Alfred Schnittke
Intermezzo in F Major for Violin and Piano from “F.A.E.” Sonata, WoO22, Robert Schumann
Tzigane for Violin and Piano, Maurice Ravel
Fratres for Cello and Piano (1977), Arvo Pärt
Four Seasons of Buenos Aires (selections), arr. for Piano Trio by José Bragato, Astor Piazzolla  

Cellist Edward Arron is recognized worldwide for his elegant musicianship, impassioned performances, and creative programming. The 2012–13 season will mark Arron’s tenth anniversary as the artistic director of the Metropolitan Museum Artists in Concert. He is artistic director, host, and resident performer of the Musical Masterworks concert series in Old Lyme, Connecticut, as well as the concert series in Beaufort and Columbia, South Carolina, and also is the artistic director of the Caramoor Virtuosi. A graduate of the Juilliard School, Arron currently serves on the faculty of New York University.

Pianist Jeewon Park is renowned for her dazzling technique and poetic lyricism. She has performed in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Hall, 92nd Street Y, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Kravis Center, and Seoul Arts Center in Korea. Park is a graduate of The Juilliard School and Yale University and holds a DMA degree from SUNY–Stony Brook.

Violinist Kyung Sun Lee captured sixth prize in the 1994 Tchaikovsky Competition, a bronze medal in the 1993 Queen Elizabeth Competition, first prizes of the Washington and D’Angelo International Competitions, and third prize in the Montreal International Competition. She is currently associate professor of violin at Seoul National University. Lee was educated at Seoul National University, Peabody Conservatory, and The Juilliard School.

Classes available: On Saturday, November 17, Edward Arron will offer a cello master class at Chapin Hall, Williams College, from 2:00–4:00 pm, and Kyung Sun Lee will offer a violin master class at Brooks-Rodgers Auditorium, Williams College, from 2:00–4:00 pm. Both classes are free and open to the public.