Colburn Chamber Music Society with Daniel Hope
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 8:00 PM (PDT)
Los Angeles, CA
Bringing the brighest talent together in LA
Pre-concert talk at 7:00pm
Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op. 34
Schulhoff: String Sextet
Brahms: Piano Quartet, Op. 60 in C minor
Hand-selected students of the Colburn Conservatory of Music perform with world-renowned Colburn faculty and exciting international guest artists for the Colburn Chamber Music Society series.
British violinist Daniel Hope has toured the world as a virtuoso soloist for many years, and as the youngest ever member of the Beaux Arts Trio during its last six seasons. He is renowned for his musical versatility and creativity and for his dedication to humanitarian causes. Hope performs as soloist with the world’s major orchestras and conductors, directs many ensembles from the violin, plays chamber music in a wide variety of traditional and new venues while maintaining a successful parallel career as a festival director.
About Colburn Chamber Music Society
Nowhere else in LA will one hear this magical combination of artists performing unique chamber repertoire in the intimate acoustics of Zipper Hall-- with guest artists ranging from fresh young trend-setters the Ebene Quartet (2009 Gramaphone’s Record of the Year) to living legend Menahem Pressler (back for his third year with the CCMS series); faculty artists like San Francisco Symphony Principal Percussionist Jack Van Geem and renowned pianist John Perry; and Colburn students who have garnered accolades and prizes from the Fischoff and Coleman chamber music competitions.
About Daniel Hope
British Violinist Daniel Hope has toured the world as a virtuoso soloist for more than twenty years, and as the youngest ever member of the Beaux Arts Trio during its last six seasons. He is renowned for his musical versatility and creativity, and for his dedication to humanitarian causes. Hope performs as soloist with the world's major orchestras and conductors, directs many ensembles from the violin, and plays chamber music in a wide variety of traditional and new venues. Raised in England and educated at Highgate School in London, Hope earned degrees at the Royal Academy of Music, where he studied with renowned Russian pedagogue Zakhar Bron.
Called "adventurous and brilliant" by the New York Times, Hope was named "the most exciting British string player since Jacqueline du Pré," by the London Observer. A recent New York Times review summarized him as "a violinist of probing intellect and commanding style," and continued: "In a business that likes tidy boxes drawn around its commodities, the British violinist Daniel Hope resists categorization. Mr. Hope, a compelling performer whose work involves standard repertory, new music, raga, and jazz, emphasizes thoughtful engagement over flamboyant display. In his most personal undertakings, he puts classical works within a broader context - not just among other styles and genres but amid history, literature, and drama - to emphasize music's role as a mirror for struggle and aspiration."
Hope has performed in all of the world's most prestigious venues and with the greatest orchestras including the Boston, Chicago, Toronto, and Atlanta Symphony Orchestras, as well as the major orchestras of Berlin, Birmingham, Dallas, Detroit, Dresden, Israel, London, Moscow, Oslo, Paris, Stockholm and Vienna. He has performed at the world's most important festivals, such as the BBC Proms and the Lucerne, Ravinia, Salzburg, Verbier and Tanglewood festivals. Read more at www.danielhope.com
Seating begins approximately 30 minutes prior to the concert. In consideration of our artists and patrons in the hall, late seating will take place at the discretion of management. Certain programs are performed without intermission; therefore, no late seating can be offered at those concerts.
As a courtesy to the musicians and your fellow patrons, please turn off all pagers, mobile phones, watch alarms, or other electronic devices prior to the concert, and refrain from making noise (talking, coughing, unwrapping candy) during the performance.
Everyone in your party, regardless of age, must be able to sit quietly through a 2 hour concert without disturbing other patrons or the artists. Ushers will ask parents whose children are noisy or uncomfortable to take them outside of the hall. If there is repeated disruption, The Colburn School reserves the right to revoke admission and refund your ticket price.
All patrons must have a ticket to enter the hall. Information about accessibility is available by calling 213-621-1050.
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The Colburn School
The Colburn School is a world-class performing arts school committed to offering the highest level of instruction to students from across the globe.
Located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, the Community School for Performing Arts (CSPA), provides outstanding faculty and facilities to create an optimal environment where nearly 2,000 students of all ages and backgrounds can excel to their highest potential.
The school presents its students, faculty and guest artists in more than 300 performances each year, many of which are free.
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