Impressions: Works by Debussy, Bax and Dvorak

Sunday, September 11, 4:00 pm Otesaga Resort Hotel
Due to scheduling conflicts, we regret that the September 11 concert with June Han, Linda Chesis and Dimitri Murrath has been cancelled. Refunds will be automatically provided to all who purchased tickets. If you have any other concerns, please email Please join us for the Season Finale October 2.

Three highly esteemed artists merge their individual skills to explore a range of repertoire rich in color, texture and imagination. The centerpiece of the program is Claude Debussy’s masterpiece, the Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp.

Artists: Linda Chesis, flute; June Han, harp; and Dimitri Murrath, viola

June Han, harp JUNE HAN, harp, is a member of Sequitur Ensemble, Ensemble 21, and Manhattan Sinfonietta and has performed with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Music from Japan, the Group for Contemporary Music, Jupiter Chamber Players, and Bronx Art Ensemble. Dr. Han holds a Premier Prix for harp and chamber music from Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, the M.M. and A.D. from the Yale School of Music, and a D.M.A. degree from The Juilliard School. She serves on the faculties of the Yale School of Music, Columbia University, Pre-College Division at The Juilliard School, and Bowdoin International Music Festival.

Linda Chesis, festival artistic director, founder and flutist

Flutist 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…

Belgian violist DIMITRI MURRATH has made his mark as a soloist on the international scene, performing in venues including Jordan Hall, Kennedy Center, Royal Festival Hall, KioiHall, and Théâtre de la Ville. He is a recipient of the 2014 Avery Fisher Career Grant as well as a first prize winner at the Primrose International Viola Competition. Mr. Murrath is a member of the Boston Chamber Music Society. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Artist Diploma program with the New England Conservatory. Mr. Murrath is on the viola faculties of New England Conservatory and Bowdoin International Music Festival. He participates in the Music for Food project.

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