Jennifer Curtis, violin & Clara Yang, piano
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 8:00pm
Program: "Impressions d'enfance" for violin and piano and newly discovered works for solo violin by George Enescu.Suite of sarabandes by Enescu, Bach and Curtis. Violinist Jennifer Curtis is a member of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and founder of the group Tres Americas Ensemble. She has appeared as a soloist with the Simon Bolivar Orchestra in Venezuela and the Knights Chamber Orchestra; performed in Romania in honor of George Enescu; given world premieres at the Mostly Mozart Festival in New York; collaborated with composer John Adams at the Library of Congress; and appeared at El Festival de las Artes Esénias in Peru and festivals worldwide. She plays on a 1777 Vincenzo Panormo. Praised by New York Arts for her "effortless and smooth" technique and her "devastatingly limpid and pliable" tone, pianist Clara Yang has performed in notable venues and series such as Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, Remonstrantse Kerk (The Netherlands), the Seymour Centre (Sydney, Australia), the Barclay Theater (Irvine, California), Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theater (Rochester, New York), the Sunset Center (Carmel, California), Meymandi Concert Hall (Raleigh, North Carolina), Carolina Performing Arts Series, (Chapel Hill, North Carolina), Dame Myra Hess Series (Chicago Cultural Center), and Mas i Mas at the Museu d'Història de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain). She is Assistant Professor in the Department of Music at UNC-Chapel Hill.