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Bongshin Ko & Friends, in concert

April 20, 2005 :: No. 174

Who: Department of Music at Cal State Fullerton
What: Bongshin Ko & Friends, in concert
When: 4 p.m. April 24, 2005
Where: Recital Hall, California State University, Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd. (Nutwood and State College Blvd.) Fullerton
Program: Quintet, Op.114 “The Trout” .............. Schubert
String Trio in Bb Major D. 471 .......... Schubert
and more
Background:

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.

Guest Artists:
• 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.

Admission: $20 ($12 with advance Titan discount & $9 with advance CSUF student discount)
Box Office: 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
Website: http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/events/
Media Contact: Elizabeth Champion, College of the Arts at 657-278-2434
echampion@fullerton.edu


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