Guest Artists in Recital - Gilles Apap, violin and Grace Fong, piano
Program to include works by Enescu, Grieg, and Schubert.
About Gilles Apap:
Hailed as a true violinist of the 21st Century by Yehudi Menuhin, Gilles Apap is a classical violinist who is in great demand as a soloist with orchestras around the world. Among many are the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic, Boston Philharmonic and San Francisco Symphony. He has also become widely known for his extraordinary ability to integrate a variety of musical genres. Gilles not only crosses boundaries, he unites music with his distinct talent for incorporating styles of music as diverse as American oldtime, Irish, and Gypsy fiddling, with the standards of the classical repertoire.
Together with his performances, Gilles Apap is much sought-after to lead workshops and masterclasses, and has done so at the Music Academy of the West (USA), Indiana University (USA), Malmo Music Academy (Sweden), La Grenier de la Mothe (France), Lisbon University (Portugal), Geneva Conservatory (Switzerland), the Mark O’Connor Fiddle Camp, Festival Aguascalientes (Mexico), and many others. Learn more...
About Grace Fong:
Praised as “positively magical,” an artist of “rare eloquence and grace,” American pianist Grace Fong enjoys a career as an international concerto soloist, recitalist, chamber musician and teacher. She has gained critical acclaim in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia, making appearances at major venues around the world, including Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, Severance Hall in Cleveland, Ohio, Phillips Collection, Disney Hall, Hollywood Bowl, Great Hall in Leeds, UK, the Liszt Academy in Budapest, Konzerthaus Dortmund, Germany, among others. Learn more...