Saturday, February 1, 2014 - Saturday, February 1, 2014
Cost: Free (donations welcome)
Sponsored by: Washington Conservatory of Music
The Cezanne Piano Trio will present their premiere performance as part of the Washington Conservatory Piano, Plus! Concert Series at 8 pm on Saturday, February 1 at Westmoreland Congregational UCC Church, 1 Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda, MD (on the border of DC and Bethesda). This concert is free, with donations accepted at the door.
The concert will include Haydn Piano Trio in C Major Hob.XV/27, Mendelssohn Piano Trio No.1 in d minor Op.49 and Shostakovich Piano Trio No.2 in e minor Op.67.
The Cezanne Piano Trio chose their name to honor Paul Cezanne, the French Post-impressionist artist, who described his artistic process as modulating with colors. Cezanne’s description of his painting is reminiscent of the way musicians may describe the process of creating colors with sound.
Violinist Kevin Jang received B.M and M.M. degrees from the Peabody Institute where he received the J. C. Hulstyen Award for excellence in violin, and a D.M.A from Catholic University. He is a frequent performer throughout the DC area, and has been soloist with orchestras including the Cascade Festival Orchestra and Aspen Mozart Orchestra.
Cellist Danielle Cho, earned a M.M. degree from New England Conservatory and B.M. from the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, and was a Fulbright Scholar in Barcelona, Spain. She performs chamber music throughout the US and performs regularly with Washington National Opera, the Palau de Les Arts Orchestra in Valencia, Spain, and the Sarasota Opera.
Pianist Martin Labazevitch received a Professional Studies Diploma, M.M. and B.M. from Manhattan School of Music. He is recipient the Rina Menashe Award in Israel and the Kosciuszko Foundation scholarship in New York. He was soloist with Joven Orquesta Nacional de Espana and Orquesta Joven de Andalucia in Spain, Rzeszow Philharmonic Orchestra in Poland, St. Kristoforo Kamernis Orkestras in Lithuania, and TIPC Symphony Orchestra in Japan.
The Cezanne Piano Trio members are faculty members of the Washington Conservatory of Music.