December 4, 2022


Buzz The Music

University of Songs offers 2nd yearly Chamber Music Competition with soloists Jennifer Frautschi and Clive Greensmith

The Faculty of Music welcomes renowned soloists to the stage for the fall installment of the second year
of its yearly Chamber Audio Festival. The competition begins with two concerts featuring
college students and faculty carrying out collectively as very well as together with distinguished guest
artists Jennifer Frautschi, violin, two-time Grammy nominee and Avery Fisher Career
Grant recipient and Clive Greensmith, cello, a previous member of the planet-renowned
Tokyo String Quartet.

The two fall performances will be Tuesday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 22, at 7:30
p.m. in Watson Corridor on the UNCSA campus. Tickets are $20 normal and $15 for pupils with valid IDs. The live shows will also be livestreamed
as part of Live From Watson Hall.

The Chamber Audio Competition, which released last year, is led by artistic administrators
and school users Ida Bieler and Dmitri Vorobiev below the auspices of the graduate Chrysalis Chamber Tunes Institute of the University of Songs. The festival offers a must have prospects for learners
to carry out with school and guest artists, and an personal and rewarding practical experience
for audiences.

Chamber new music is dependent on collaborating and connecting, identifying and rediscovering
fantastic songs and artwork.

Ida Bieler

“Chamber new music is primarily based on collaborating and connecting, getting and rediscovering
fantastic music and art,” stated Bieler. “Each man or woman brings their exclusive abilities, observations
and personalities to just about every piece. As our learners find these works, the college
are also inspired to rediscover and delve ever deeper into every single good perform of art
and audio.”

“We are quite lucky to welcome these renowned guest artists who are also fascinated
in and adept at performing with the pupils,” additional Vorobiev. “The weeklong publicity
by means of rehearsals and coaching produces an unbelievable stage of artistry among the our

The Oct. 18 software will feature Faculty of New music faculty-artists collaborating with
students in Bach’s Contrapunctus IX (arranged for brass quintet) Lutoslawski’s Mini
Overture for brass quintet Beethoven’s Sextet in E flat main, Op. 81b Prokofiev’s Overture
on Hebrew Themes, Op. 34 and Cesar Franck’s Piano Quintet in F minor.

Jennifer Frautschi and Clive Greensmith

The Oct. 22 program will function Frautschi and Greensmith joined by pupils and college-artists
executing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Trio in C big, K. 548 Antonín Dvořák’s String
Sextet in A main, Op. 48 and Robert Schumann’s Piano Quintet in E flat big, Op.

Jennifer Frautschi has garnered worldwide acclaim as a deeply expressive and musically adventurous violinist
with impeccable method and a large-ranging repertoire. She has appeared as soloist
with best orchestras which includes the Cincinnati Symphony, Chicago Symphony, Los Angeles
Philharmonic, Minnesota Orchestra and Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. As a chamber musician,
she has performed with the Boston Chamber Music Society and Chamber Audio Culture
of Lincoln Heart and has appeared at Chamber Songs Northwest La Jolla Summerfest
[email protected] Tippet Increase Artwork Middle Toronto Summer season Audio and the Bridgehampton,
Charlottesville, Lake Champlain, Moab, Ojai, Santa Fe, Seattle and Spoleto audio festivals.  

Clive Greensmith gave extra than 100 performances yearly with the Tokyo String Quartet from 1999
until eventually its closing year in 2013, in the most prestigious worldwide venues, together with
New York’s Carnegie Corridor, Sydney Opera Home, London’s South Financial institution, Paris Chatelet,
Berlin Philharmonie, Vienna Musikverein and Suntory Corridor in Tokyo. He has collaborated
with intercontinental artists such as Andras Schiff, Pinchas Zukerman, Leon Fleisher,
Lynn Harrell, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Alicia de Larrocha and Emanuel Ax. Greensmith has
provided visitor performances at notable festivals around the world. In North The usa, he has
performed at the Aspen New music Pageant, Marlboro Audio Festival, [email protected], La Jolla
SummerFest, Santa Fe Chamber New music Festival, ChamberFest Cleveland and the Ravinia
Pageant. He is a normal guest of the Chamber New music Modern society of Lincoln Middle. Internationally,
he has appeared at the Salzburg Competition in Austria, Edinburgh Pageant in Scotland,
Pacific Music Festival in Japan and the Hong Kong Arts Competition. As a soloist, Greensmith
has executed with the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Seoul
Philharmonic, and the RAI Orchestra of Rome, between others.

Dmitri Vorobiev

Dmitri Vorobiev

Pianist Dmitri Vorobiev, a concert artist and associate professor at UNCSA, initial came to intercontinental notice
immediately after winning the Casagrande Worldwide Piano Competition in Italy in 1994, adopted
by performances at the Pageant of Two Worlds in Spoleto and a lot of recitals all through
Italy. A indigenous of Moscow, Russia, he was previously on the college at the College
of Northern Iowa Vivave Global New music Competition International Audio Academy
in Pilsen, Czech Republic and the Cambridge Worldwide String Academy in Cambridge,

Ida Bieler

Ida Bieler

Violinist Ida Bieler was introduced into recognition when she received worldwide competitions on 3 continents.
She has given that been a typical performer in significant new music capitals in the course of the environment,
recording for radio and television on five continents and showing with main intercontinental
orchestras. A member of the Melos Quartet from 1993-2005 and the Ensemble Villa Musica
from 1995-2003, Bieler was the first woman to keep a concertmaster posture in a major
European orchestra, the Symphony and Opera Orchestra of Cologne.

“It’s not just collaboration. It’s connection: We hook up alongside one another as human beings
by way of excellent music,” said Bieler of enjoying chamber music. “We build new connections
and new roads by way of each and every other. We have an great privilege to play this audio
in the grand environment of Watson Hall.”

The spring installment of the Chamber New music Festival will be March 14 and 18, 2023,
featuring Grammy Award-winning Kim Kashkashian, viola, and Peter Wiley, cello, previously
of the Beaux Arts Trio and Guarneri String Quartet, as perfectly as a get the job done by Large College
composition alumnus Tyson Davis. Visit the UNCSA functionality web site for a lot more information and facts and tickets.

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