This is an encore presentation
Bottesini: Grand Duo Concertante
Sergio & Clarice Assad: Suite from De Volta As Raizes
Prokofiev: Sonata for 2 Violins: IV
Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Cellos: I, III
Zwilich: Quintet for vln, vla, cello, bass, & piano: II
Williams: Quartet La Jolla: II, III
Dvorak: String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 77: II, III, IV
Enescu: Octet: III
Cynthia Phelps is principal violist of New York Philharmonic, with which she has appeared as soloist in major international concert halls. Additional appearances as soloist include the Minnesota Orchestra, San Diego Symphony, Orquesta Sinfonica de Bilbao and the Hong Kong Philharmonic.
Kyoko Takezawa has performed with world-renowned orchestras including the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, the Boston, Chicago and London Symphony Orchestras, the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. She has given recitals at major venues internationally and been a faculty member at the Aspen, Great Mountain and Lucerne Music Festivals. Ms. Takezawa performs on the "Camposelice" Stradivarius, on generous loan to her from the Nippon Music Foundation, and the "Wieniawski" Guarneri del Gesu, provided by the Stradivari Society of Chicago.
Margaret Batjer has served as Concertmaster of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra since 1998. She made her solo debut with the Chicago Symphony at age 15, and has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra and the St. Louis, Seattle and Dallas Symphonies. She has appeared as a soloist throughout Europe and regularly performs at music festivals in the U.S. and abroad including La Jolla Music Society's SummerFest, Marlboro Music Festival, and the Cremona and Naples Festivals. Ms. Batjer has recorded for EMI, Philips, Deutshe Grammophon and currently serves on the faculty of the University of Southern California's Thornton School of Music.