May 13th, 2016—Chamber Soloists of Detroit play Treasures of Vienna February 7, 2016Posted by eng112f09 in Classical, Upcoming concerts.
Midland, MI –The Grove Music Festival is pleased to present Chamber Soloists of Detroit in recital, playing a program titled Treasures of Vienna. Celebrated Canadian artists, violinist Scott St. John and violist Sharon Wei, join Chamber Soloists of Detroit artistic director and pianist Pauline Martin on Friday, May 13 at 7:30 pm at Chapel Lane Presbyterian Church, 5501 Jefferson Ave. Tickets are available at the door for $10.
The program will feature works by Mozart, Schumann, Brahms and Beethoven.
The Chamber Soloists of Detroit is the brainchild of Artistic Director Pauline Martin. “CSD is about showcasing Michigan’s finest artists in collaboration with international guest artists.”
A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, Scott St. John made his Carnegie debut in 1988 after winning 1st prize in the Alexander Schneider Competition; he has also won the Young Concert Artists Award. He has since played an enormous variety of concerts across North America, including solo appearances with orchestras, recitals and chamber music and was awarded a prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant from Lincoln Center in New York in 2003, the same year he soloed with the Midland Symphony Orchestra. Canadian violist Sharon Wei is a dynamic and varied musician, establishing herself as one of the most respected violists on the scene today. She has appeared as soloist, chamber musician, and guest principal violist throughout North America and Europe. Canadian born pianist, Pauline Martin, continues to earn world-class recognition for solo and chamber music performances, recordings and national broadcasts in the United States, Canada and Europe.