Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 3:30PM
Gabriel Faure: Après un Revê
Bohuslav Martinu: Theme and Variations on a Slovak Folksong
Beethoven: Sonata No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69
Maurice Ravel: Pièce en Forme de Habanera
Heitor Villa Lobos: Aria Cantilena from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5
Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano
Artvoice: Learn More About The Concert
Natasha Farny, Fredonia School of Music professor of cello,
Mikying Kim, Fredonia School of Music professor of piano
Natasha Farny began her undergraduate studies in Cello Performance at the Curtis Institute and then completed a B.A. in Humanities at Yale University. After receiving her master’s and doctoral degrees at Eastman and Juilliard, she accepted a fellowship for study at the Hochschule
für Musik in Leipzig, Germany.
Ms. Farny has performed as soloist with orchestras that include the Boston Symphony, and the Buffalo and Abilene Philharmonics. In November 2016, she will perform as soloist with the Pennsylvania Symphonia. Abroad, Ms. Farny performed in the Czech Republic in 2011, and she toured Brazil, giving concerts of two programs in four capital cities in 2013. She recently returned to Brazil in August 2016 as a performer and clinician. Her performances with the Asko/Schoenberg Ensemble of Varese’s Ecuatorial took place in Amsterdam, London, Paris, and New York City. Nationally, she has played in New York City at Bargemusic, on Chicago and Rochester (NY) public radio, and at numerous recital series across the country.
Ms. Farny works with various living composers through collaborations with her Trio ANA, with violist Kimberly Sparr, and through her 2012 award from the American Composers Forum “Encore Grant.” She is on faculty at the School of Music at the State University of New York at Fredonia and she has been honored there with several awards, including grants from the Faculty Student Association and the United University Professions, as well as the Hagan Young Scholar Artist Award for outstanding artistic performance.She has been appointed to summer music festivals in Sewanee, TN, Boulder, CO, Anchorage, AK, Chestertown, MD, and Sweden, ME.
Mikyung Kim, a native of South Korea, immigrated to Brooklyn, New York at the age of ten. Mikyung received her Bachelor of Music degree in Performance from The State University of New York at Fredonia on full scholarship. In 2013, she won Fredonia’s Concerto Competition and that same year, received the school's highest honor, a Performer’s Certificate. Mikyung recently received her Master’s degree in Performance with Father Sean Duggan, on a full Graduate Assistantship at Fredonia. She currently works as a Collaborative Pianist at Mercyhurst University.
Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 3:30PM
An All-Schubert Program
Featuring the beloved "Trout Quintet"
Antoine LeFebvre, BPO principal second violin
Donna Lorenzo, violist
Jonathan Golove, UB professor of cello
Claudia Hoca, pianist
Brett Shurtliffe, BPO associate principal bass
Sunday, March 5, 2016 at 3:30PM
Boléo, a tango string quartet, featuring:
Miranda Scoma, violin
Lázara Nelson, violin
Moshe Shulman, violist and the bandonéon
Natasha Farny, cellist
Sunday, April 2, 2016 at 3:30PM
The internationally touring Shtrykov-Tanaka Duo, featuring a pair of dynamic young artists:
Misuzu Tanaka, Japanese pianist
Maksim Shtrykov, Russian clarinetist
Sunday, April 23, 2016 at 3:30PM
An All-Schumann Program
Susan Yondt, professor of piano, Royal College of Music, Stockholm
Season ticket prices are:
$50 for all 6 concerts (a 30% savings)*
Individual adult prices are $12.
Student prices are $5.
Tickets available at the door.
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