Eric Pritchard, violin; William Conable, cello; and Jane Hawkins, piano
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 7:00pm
Program: Brahms: Sonata #3 in D Minor, Op. 108; Trio in A Major, Op. Post. As First Violinist of the Ciompi Quartet, Eric Pritchard performs regularly throughout the U.S. and abroad and can be heard on many commercial recordings. He has appeared as soloist with orchestras including the Boston Pops, Orchestra of New England and Indianapolis Philharmonic. Festival appearances include Mostly Mozart, Norfolk, Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, Monadnock Music, Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival, Eastern Music Festival, and the Castle Hill Festival. William Conable is Emeritus Professor of Music at the Ohio State University, and has appeared as cello soloist with the Columbus, Youngstown, Springfield, Knox County, and Welsh Hills Symphonies. For eleven years he was Principal Cellist of the Columbus Symphony, and has served in the same position for the Youngstown and Springfield Symphonies and the Dayton Opera. Jane Hawkins has performed with the Dorian Wind Quintet, the Ciompi Quartet, the Chicago Symphony Chamber Players, and the American Chamber Players at the Library of Congress. As resident pianist and faculty member at Musicorda Music Festival, she has performed in concert with violinists James Buswell, Kenneth Goldsmith and Masuko Ushioda, and cellists Ronald Leonard, Norman Fisher and Phillip Mueller. She is Professor of the Practice of Music and former Chair of the Department of Music at Duke, where she teaches piano, chamber music, and performing.