Part of Pentangle’s Classical Music Series
Suggested Donation: $10
The Elizabeth Chang Trio features 3 friends who perform together as part of the Lighthouse Chamber Players of Cape Cod. The members of the trio are violnist Elizabeth Chang (Faculty, University of Massachusetts and Juilliard Pre-College); violist Nardo Poy (Orpheus Chamber Orchestra) and Alberto Parrini (Orpheus Chamber Orchestra).
Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K. 423, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Duo for Violin and Cello, Zoltan Kodaly
“Sonata for Violin and Cello”
Divertimento in E-flat Major, K. 563, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
About the Artists:
Elizabeth Chang, violin, has established a multifaceted career as performer, teacher, and arts administrator. She has given solo recitals throughout the US, as well as in Europe and South America and has appeared as soloist with orchestras in both the US and Europe, most notably the Orchestra of St. Lukes and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. She is currently a faculty member of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and New York’s Juilliard School. Chang is artistic director and founding member of The Lighthouse Chamber Players on Cape Cod and has performed, recorded, and toured extensively, both in this country and abroad. She also co-organized the first Five College New Music Festival, which took place in September 2009 in Amherst Massachusetts.
Nardo Poy, viola, has been a member of the world-renowned Orpheus Chamber Orchestra since 1978 and also appears regularly with several chamber music groups and orchestras in the New York area, including the Orchestra of St. Lukes and the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. He is the principal violist of the Bard Music Festival Orchestra and the New York Symphonic Arts Orchestra, and appears often in that position with the American Symphony. Poy has made more than sixty recordings with Orpheus on the Deutsche Grammophon and Nonesuch labels. He has also collaborated on a recording of vocal chamber music with Dawn Upshaw and has also recorded works by Dvorak, Griffes, Tanyev, and Piazzola.
Alberto Parrini, cello Born in Italy, ALBERTO PARRINI is principal cellist of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic and a member of the American Symphony and Orchestra of St. Luke’s. He also performs regularly with the New York Philharmonic, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and New Jersey Symphony and has been guest principal cellist with the American Symphony, Cecilia Chorus, New York Symphonic Ensemble, Performance Santa Fe, Stamford Symphony and Teatro Grattacielo. As a founding member of the Zukofsky Quartet he has given performances of the complete string quartets of Milton Babbitt in New York and Chicago. Alberto has toured North America, Europe and Asia with Mikhail Baryshnikov and the White Oak Dance Project. He is a graduate of the Curtis Institute and the Juilliard School. Alberto teaches cello at Princeton University and at The College of New Jersey. In the summer, he teaches at Kinhaven Music School, where he is also co-director of the Adult Chamber Music Workshop.
This concert is generously supported by Carl & Ching-Wen Taylor.