April 20, 2005 :: No. 174
||Department of Music at Cal State Fullerton
||Bongshin Ko & Friends, in concert
||4 p.m. April 24, 2005
||Recital Hall, California State University, Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd. (Nutwood and State College
||Quintet, Op.114 “The Trout” ..............
String Trio in Bb Major D. 471 .......... Schubert
Cellist Bongshin Ko is a faculty member at Cal State
Fullerton and appears worldwide as a soloist and chamber
musician. She collaborated in performance and recording
with Sir George Solti, Mstislav Rostropovich, Günter
Schuller and others. As a recipient of over 30 international
prizes and awards, including Korea’s highest music
award—the Dong-A Gold Award, she regularly performs
and teaches at music festivals worldwide. Joining Ko
are guest artists Phillip Levy (violin), Simon Oswell
(viola), David Young (bass) and CSUF faculty pianist
and fellow Premiere Trio member Eduardo Delgado.
• Violinist Phillip Levy has
received his musical training in Israel and Europe.
He has participated in music festivals in Spoleto, Bayreuth,
Edinburgh, Israel, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seattle, Ojai and
Aspen. Currently residing in Los Angeles, Levy is on
the faculty at California State University, Long Beach
and Santa Monica College.
• Violist Simon Oswell has studied
with Jan Sedivka, Janos Negyesy and Donald McInnes.
He was a founding member of the Petra String quartet,
principal viola with the Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra
and professor of viola at the University of Tasmania.
Oswell keeps busy in LA as principal viola with the
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, in the recording studios and
as a member of the Capitol Ensemble and Pacific Serenades.
• Bassist David Young has studied
with Oscar Zimmerman, Peter Mercurio and Dennis Trembly,
and he is a former member of the Rochester Philharmonic,
Dallas Symphony and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.
He is currently principal bass with Los Angeles Opera
and the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, and is on faculty
at the Colburn School of Performing Arts and California
State University, Long Beach.
• Pianist Eduardo Delgado is
recipient of many awards and prizes from the Vladimir
Horowitz Award to the Martha Baird Rockefeller Prize.
He has been artist faculty member of several universities,
and is in demand from South America to Japan to offer
piano master classes and workshops. Delgado has recorded
with tenor Jose Cura for ERATO Records and recorded
the complete solo piano music of Alberto Ginastera in
two volumes for MA Records. During his tenure at CSUF
he has established a scholarship fund for talented pianists
as a tribute to renowned pianist Alicia de Larrocha.
||$20 ($12 with advance Titan discount & $9 with advance
CSUF student discount)
||Tickets available at the Performing Arts Center box
office 657-278-3371. Hours: 11 a.m.–4 p.m., Mondays-Fridays
and one hour prior to performance. Or online at: www.tickets.com
||Elizabeth Champion, College of the Arts at 657-278-2434