Jonathan Bagg, viola & Inara Zandmane, piano
Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 4:00pm
Program includes Hindemith: Sonata (1939) for viola and piano; Denisov "Es ist Genug:" Variations on a Theme of J.S. Bach; J.S. Bach: Partita in A minor (originally for flute); and Duke alumna Caroline Mallonee's "Rotations" (2014).Jonathan Bagg is Professor of the Practice of Music at Duke and a member of the Ciompi String Quartet. His career with the Ciompi includes hundreds of concerts across the U.S. and around the word, as well as many recordings. Currently co-Artistic Director of Electric Earth Concerts in New Hampshire, he also co-directed the Monadnock Music festival from 2007-2011. Bagg runs the chamber music program andteaches viola at Duke, where he is currently Director of Performance in the Music Department.Inara Zandmane has appeared as a soloist with the Latvian National Orchestra, Liepaja Symphony, Latvian Academy of Music Student Orchestra, Southern Illinois University Symphony, and University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory Symphony and Chamber orchestras. She has performed with various chamber ensembles at the International Chamber Music Festivals in Riga, Vilnius, Tallinn, Helsinki (Finland), and Norrtelje (Sweden). Ms. Zandmane has collaborated with such musicians as Martin Storey, Paul Coletti, Branford Marsalis, Michel Debost, Kelly Burke, Steven Stusek, and Susan Fancher. Since 2003, she has been the staff accompanist at UNC-Greensboro.