A Little Night and Day Music

Buy TicketsSunday, August 9, 7:30 pm at The Otesaga Resort Hotel

Composers have always created magic with music. Some were pieces for nighttime gatherings, for dancing, for accompanying meals, for amusement and diversion. Let us entertain you with serenades by Dohnanyi and Reger, a Beethoven string trio and duos by Handel/Halvorsen and Villa Lobos.

Performers: Frank Huang, violin; Dimitri Murrath, viola; David Requiro, cello; and Linda Chesis, flute

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Frank HuangFRANK HUANG is concertmaster of the Houston Symphony. First Prize Winner of the 2003 Walter W. Naumburg Foundation’s Violin Competition and the 2000 Hannover International Violin Competition, Mr. Huang has established a major career as a violin virtuoso. Recent concerts include debuts in Wigmore Hall, Salle Cortot, Kennedy Center, Herbst Theatre, and also his second recital in Alice Tully Hall. Before joining the Houston Symphony, Mr. Huang held the position of first violinist of the Grammy Award-winning Ying Quartet. Mr. Huang performs in a trio with pianist Gilles Vonsattel and cellist Nicolas Altstaedt, and also serves as the concertmaster and leader of the Sejong Soloists.

Dimitri MurrathBelgian violist DIMITRI MURRATH has made his mark as a soloist on the international scene, performing regularly in venues including Jordan Hall, Kennedy Center, Royal Festival Hall, Kioi Hall, and Théâtre de la Ville. A first prize winner at the Primrose International Viola Competition, he is a recipient of the 2014 Avery Fisher Career Grant and numerous other awards. An avid chamber musician, Mr. Murrath is a member of the Boston Chamber Music Society. He has performed at many leading festivals and  concertos with orchestras including the Tokyo Philharmonic, Brussels Philharmonic and London Mozart Players. He is on the viola faculties of New England Conservatory and Bowdoin International Music Festival. More about Dimitri Murrath…

David RequiroDAVID REQUIRO has emerged as one of today’s most promising young cellists. He won first prize in the 2008 Naumburg International Violoncello Competition, the Washington International and the Irving M. Klein String Competitions. Mr. Requiro has soloed with the Tokyo Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, among others. Soon after making his Kennedy Center debut, Mr. Requiro completed the cycle of Beethoven’s Sonatas for Piano and Cello at the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C. He is currently Artist in Residence for cello and chamber music at the University of Puget Sound. He is also a member of the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players and the Baumer String Quartet.

Linda Chesis, festival artistic director, founder and flutistFlutist LINDA CHESIS is founder and artistic director of the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival. She is a member of the flute faculty and chair of the Woodwind Department at the Manhattan School of Music. She has been hailed by critics on three continents as one of the most exciting and dynamic flutists of her generation. The top prize winner at the Paris and Barcelona International competitions, and at the National Flute Association Competition, Ms. Chesis has performed with orchestras and in solo recitals throughout the US, France, Great Britain, Germany, Japan and Korea. Her recordings can be heard on the EMI, Nonesuch and Music Masters labels. More about Linda Chesis…

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