7:30 PM at the Old White Church - 15 Salmon Falls Rd. (next to the theater)
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The Saco River Theatre Classical Music Series is proud to present from Juilliard School of Music, "Music from Traveling Sounds." The brilliant young members of this trio have all won prestigious international awards in their respective instruments, and are among the brightest young talents on the world stage. Their performance will be followed by open-to-the-public master classes on Sunday, May 28th, from 1 PM to 4 PM (free).
Cellist Yi Qun Xu, a native of China, has performed extensively as a soloist and chamber musician across the United States. She has won top prizes in China’s national cello competitions as well as second prize at the Juilliard Concerto Competition, first prizes in the 2017 Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra Instrumental Competition, 2008 Antonio Janigro International Cello Competition in Croatia, and the 2010 ASTA National Solo Competition.
The special prize winner of the Anton G. Rubinstein International Piano Competition, Yoon Lee is a solo pianist, chamber musician, and teacher, active in the New York metropolitan area. Yoon has been on the stages of Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society, Château de Fontainebleau in France, and the Schumann-Haus Museum in Leipzig, in addition to many other stages of New York, Europe, and Seoul. Her live performances have been featured on WQXR, the American classical radio station that serves the New York metropolitan area, and KBS, the national television station of South Korea.
Israeli violinist Kobi Malkin, is making his mark as both as an exciting soloist and a perceptive chamber musician. As a soloist, Kobi has appeared with the Ashdod Chamber Orchestra, the Haifa Symphony Orchestra, the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, the Jerusalem Music Academy Symphony Orchestra Haifa, New England Conservatory’s Philharmonia, Symphonette Ra’anana, the Ruse Philharmonic Orchestra and the Young Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra, under the batons of such conductors as Ze'ev Dorman, Stanley Sperber and Hugh Wolff.
Kobi won the prestigious Ilona Kornhauser prize in the America-Israel Cultural Foundation’s Aviv Competitions. He performs on a 1701 Pietro Guarneri violin, generously on loan to him by Yehuda Zisapel.