Join Joe Reid, piano and Yaeko Miranda-Elmaleh, violin on Sunday, May 6 at 2:00 pm for a tour of the rich and varied Jewish/Klezmer/Gypsy violin tradition. The concert will include Hungarian Czardas, Romanian Doinas, Bessarabian Bulgars, Chasidic Nigunim, Yiddish songs and more.
Yaeko Miranda-Elmaleh graduated from the New England Conservatory and has appeared at notable concert halls throughout the U.S. including Avery Fisher Hall and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in L. A.
Joe Reid performs with a wide range of jazz and classical musicians, and has worked as an accompanist for the Boston Conservatory, the Longy School of Music and others.
Sam Ou, cello, Michael Jacobs, violin, and Keun-Young Sun, piano, are the Eclatant Piano Trio. Join them on Sunday, May 13 at 2:00 pm when they will perform Chopinís Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in G minor, OP. 8 and Mendelssohnís Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in C minor, Op. 66.
Sam Ou earned a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the New England Conservatory of Music (NEC) where he founded the NEC String Trio which won the NEC Honors Ensemble Competition and was featured on WGBH radio.
Michael Jacobs earned a Master of Music degree from the Royal College of Music (RCM) in London. While in London he formed the Resonance String Quartet which placed in the RCM String Quartet Competition.
Keun-Young Sun holds two masterís degrees from New England Conservatory where she was a recipient of the graduate assistantship. She has performed as a collaborative and solo pianist in notable venues including Jordan Hall.
Pianist EunMi Ko will return on Sunday, May 20 at 2:00 pm for a solo piano concert. She will play works by Albeniz, Grieg, Chopin, Tann and Beethoven.
EunMi Ko earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y. She has performed extensively as a recitalist and collaborative pianist throughout the U.S., Canada and South Korea. Since 2009 Ms. Ko has been the artistic director of the Music After 1900 concert series. They have appeared at, among others, the Women in Music Festival and Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall. Ms. Ko has been a featured guest artist at several notable locations including Soon Cheon University in Korea, Nazareth College in Rochester and the Chautauqua Music Festival. She is currently a piano instructor and accompanist at Finger Lakes Community College, Canandaigua, N.Y. and Eastman Community Music School.
NewTV's Red channel: Mon-Sun 7:30 am &5:00 pm
Be sure to watch Books and Beyond, the library's cable access TV show produced in conjunction with NewTV. Each month the program features interesting and informative interviews related to library events and happenings. The show is produced by Ellen Meyers, the library's Director of Programs and Communications. For Newton residents it can be viewed daily on NewTV's Red channel on Comcast Ch.9, RCN Ch.13, Verizon Ch. 33 at 7:30 am and 5:00 pm and is also available on demand. From NewTV's web site, click on programming and select Books and Beyond.
To Our Concert Goers:
Please be considerate of the performer today as well as your fellow audience members and refrain from leaving the auditorium during a piece of music. If you have small children with you, please sit in the back rows. If you leave the auditorium between pieces, please close the door quietly behind you and wait to re-enter after a musical piece. Also, if you have a cellphone, please shut if off. Thank you.
Please don't save seats! When attending a Sunday afternoon concert, please do not save more than one seat as this deprives others of attending the concert. The rule is first come, first served.
All concerts are free and open to the public; parking is free, handicap accessible. For directions to the Library, please click here.
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