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Performing Artists in Residence at the Clark: Chamber Concert

Sunday, March 10, 2013
3:00 pm

The Clark welcomes Performing Artists in Residence Jennifer Frautschi, violin; Dimitri Murrath, viola; Edward Arron, cello; and Jeewon Park, piano, for a chamber music concert. They will perform:

     Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Opus 16, by Ludwig van Beethoven
     Janácek’s Pohádka (Fairy Tale) for Cello and Piano
     Martinu’s Three Madrigals for Violin and Viola (1947)
     Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Opus 47, by Robert Schumann

Tickets are $25 ($20 members; $10 students) and may be purchased online or by calling 413 458 0524.

There will be a reception to meet the artists immediately following the concert. 

Violinist Jennifer Frautschi, an Avery Fisher career grant recipient, has gained acclaim as an adventurous performer with a wide-ranging repertoire. Frautschi has created a sensation with appearances as soloist with Pierre Boulez and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Christoph Eschenbach and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at the Ravinia Festival, and at Wigmore Hall and Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, among many others. As a chamber artist, Frautschi performs often at the Boston Chamber Music Society, Caramoor, Chamber Music Northwest, and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. She attended the Colburn School for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles, Harvard University, the New England Conservatory of Music, and The Juilliard School.

Violist Dimitri Murrath has made his mark as a soloist on the international scene, performing regularly in venues including Jordan Hall, Kennedy Center, Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room, Royal Festival Hall, Kioi Hall, the National Auditorium, and Palais des Beaux-Arts. Murrath has won numerous awards, including first prize at the Primrose International Viola Competition. He attended the Yehudi Menuhin School, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and the New England Conservatory.

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. An avid chamber musician, Park has performed at prominent festivals throughout the world. She is a graduate of The Juilliard School and Yale University and holds a DMA degree from SUNY–Stony Brook.