From East to West: An Evening of Classical Music
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 7:00pm
Israeli Pianist Ido Ariel and Korean Soprano Sun-joo Oh come together in this unique musical performance blending cultures and musical talent. This event is free and open to the public. Parking will be made available in the Bryan Center garage.
The Israeli pianist and conductor Ido Ariel is an acclaimed accompanist and one of the leading figures in the field of Art-Song in Israel. Having accompanied many prominent Israeli singers, he directed a concert series of the Jerusalem Music Academy titled "Singing Words"dedicated to the art song. Professor Ariel currently teaches at the Jerusalem Music Academy and recently finished his PhD in Music at the Royal College of Music, London.
Sun-Joo Oh is currently Associate Professor of Voice at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee. She received both Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in vocal performance from Sungshin's Women's University in Seoul, Korea. She studied in Rome, Italy, and received a Diploma from AIDA Accademia. Upon completing her master's degree, Sun-Joo toured Italy and Germany, eventually landing in Boston, where she earned a Graduate Performance Certificate from the Boston Conservatory. Sun-Joo received her Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of South Carolina.