Manhattan Chamber Players
Friday, March 13, 2020 – 7:30pm
Matsqui Centennial Auditorium
32315 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford
Four members of the Manhattan Chamber Players will perform classic works from the piano quartet repertoire.
The Manhattan Chamber Players is a chamber music collective of New-York-based musicians. Founding Artistic Director Luke Fleming has put together an impressive roster of artists from the finest conservatories, institutes and festivals in the eastern U.S.
Learn more… http://manhattanchamberplayers.com
Fleming, a superb violist, has performed as a guest artist with numerous outstanding chamber ensembles and was Artist-in-Residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He was awarded First Prize at the Osaka International Chamber Music Competition and top prizes at the Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition.
Violinist Francesca dePasquale received the prestigious 2014 – 2016 career grant from the Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing and Visual Arts. She is a member of the faculty at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University and was the Starling Fellow teaching assistant to Itzhak Perlman from 2013 – 2016 at the Juilliard School where she currently teaches.
Spanish cellist Andrea Casarrubios is a multi-talented musician also playing the piano and composing. She has collaborated with major festivals in Europe and North America including Switzerland’s Verbier Festival. She currently works with Ensemble Connect in residence at Carnegie Hall.
Pianist Adam Golka was invited by Andras Schiff to perform a series of recitals under Schiff’s sponsorship in New York and in Europe. He performed as a soloist with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in 2014. He studied with the great Leon Fleisher at the Peabody Institute.
This superb ensemble of musicians will perform exquisite works by Brahms and Dvorak, two of the great composers of the Romantic Era.