We're very pleased to feature the 2016 Klein Competition 2nd Prize winner, cellist Coleman Itzkoff, in this house concert at the Los Altos Hills home theatre of Eileen and Joel Birnbaum (address provided upon ticket purchase). He will perform with his musical collaborator of several years, pianist Alin Melik-Adamyan. The program will feature the Debussy Cello Sonata, Schubert's Arpeggione, as well as short works by Schumann, Schedrin, Chopin and others. See the two of them performing here at the Boulder International Chamber Music Competition.
Guests may arrive as early as 2pm for wine and hors d'oeuvres. The music will start at 3pm.
About the Duo
In 2014, as a graduate student at the University of Southern California, Coleman was introduced to the Armenian-American pianist Alin Melik-Adamyan and soon after they began their musical collaboration. The duo hit it off immediately and swiftly achieved success in their first local competition, the Beverly Hills National Auditions, subsequently making their debut together in recital at the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills. This past November the duo traveled to Colorado for their first International competition, the Boulder International Chamber Music Competition’s “The Art of Duo”, and, from an applicant pool of over 150 duos, were awarded Second Prize and the special prize for the commissioned work. Future engagements include recitals in Boulder and Denver, CO, an appearance in the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's series of the Music of Kurt Weill, and several recitals in the Southern and Northern California areas.