Tuesday, April 3, 2018 – 7:30 PM
Wang Opera Center
Ming Gao, associate concertmaster for the Naples Philharmonic, first violinist of the Chautauqua Symphony, and a guest violin professor of Nanjing Conservatory of Music. Gao has been a soloist with the Naples Philharmonic, Orchestra Nova, Nanjing Experimental and Jiang Su Provincial Symphony Orchestras.
Si-Cheng Liu, cellist, has played with the San Jose Symphony Orchestra, the MOSSPAC Chamber Orchestra, the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra Nova, the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra and the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra. Liu is on the faculty at FSW State College, FGCU and CSN, teaching cello, string orchestra.
Dr. Charis Dimaras is Professor of Piano and Collaborative Studies at Ithaca College and has appeared as a soloist with orchestras throughout Europe, Turkey, Russia, Brazil, China, Canada, and the U.S. He is committed to the education of future generations of musicians and serves as Artistic Advisor and Senior Coach for Opera Naples’ Young Artist Program.
The Classics: Anton Arensky – Piano Trio #1 in d minor Op.32 // Astor Piazzolla – Oblivion // Paul Schoenfield – Andante moderato from Cafe music //Sergei Rachmaninoff – Trio elegiaque #1
The Twist: Led Zeppelin – Kashmir