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Monday, December 8th at 7:30 PM

 

 

  Sung-Won Yang, cello

 

   Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra

 

   Kevin Hekmatpanah, conductor

 
 
 
 
PROGRAM:
WAGNER: OVERTURE TO THE FLYING DUTCHMAN
TCHAIKOVSKY: CAPRICCIO ITALIEN, OP. 45
DVORÁK: CELLO CONCERTO IN B MINOR, OP 104
 
Sung-Won Yang offered performances loaded with imagination, technical brilliance and pinpoint accuracy in intonation. Contours were skillfully shaped, scalar nuances were often crafted with exquisite care and the whole rang with a resounding richness.  - Washington Post


An exclusive Universal Music Korea Artist, Sung-Won Yang has appeared all over the world as a soloist and as a chamber musician. He has given highly acclaimed solo recitals and performances in prestigious concert halls such as the Alice Tully Hall at New York’s Lincoln Center, the Salle Pleyel in Paris, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Terrace Theater at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C, the Opera City Hall in Tokyo, the Symphony Hall in Osaka, and the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing. His performances have also taken him to other major cities such as London, Rome, Frankfurt, Madrid, Prague, Helsinki, Boston, Seattle, Tel Aviv, Shanghai, Sydney, and many others. 
 


Venue
: Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox

 


The Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra is excited to present its 2014 - 2015 Season. The orchestra is beginning its twenty-first season with Music Director, Kevin Hekmatpanah.  It has a long tradition as one of the finest orchestras in the region and its repertoire contains some of the most demanding pieces in orchestral music. The orchestra performs regularly at the acoustically outstanding and historic Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox.

 

Highlights for the current season include international soloists:

Kurt Nikkanen, violin

Sung-Won Yang, cello

Paul Coletti, viola

Gary Karr, double bass

 

The orchestra has featured soloists of national and international distinction, including soprano Arianna Zukerman; pianists Simone Dinnerstein, Awadagin Pratt, Navah Perlman and Natasha Paremski; violinists Kurt Nikkanen, Tim Fain, Giora Schmidt, Kyung Sun Lee, Elmira Darvarova and Jinjoo Cho; and cellists Amit Peled and Daniel Gaisford. The Gonzaga Symphony also hosts the prestigious Young Artists' Concerto and Aria Competition, giving Gonzaga students the opportunity to solo with the orchestra.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 JOIN US ON
December 8th at 7:30 p.m.

 
 

 

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