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Kyung Yu violin

Elizabeth Parisot piano

morse recital hall February 8, 2013 • Friday at 8 pm Music by Bach, Strauss, Prokofiev, and Saint-SaÍns

Robert Blocker, Dean

k yu ng yu & el iza beth par i sot February 8, 2013 • Sprague Memorial Hall • Faculty Artist Series

Johann Sebastian Bach 1685–1750

Violin Sonata Nº. 3 in E major, BWV 1016 I. Adagio II. Allegro III. Adagio ma non tanto IV. Allegro

Richard Strauss 1864–1949

Violin Sonata in E-flat major, Op. 18 I. Allegro ma non troppo II. Improvisation: Andante cantabile III. Finale: Andante – Allegro


Sergei Prokofiev 1891–1953

Violin Sonata Nº. 1 in F minor, Op. 80 I. Andante Assai II. Allegro brusco III. Andante IV. Alegrissimo – Andante assai, come prima

Camille Saint-Saëns 1835–1921

Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28

As a courtesy to the performers and audience, turn off cell phones and pagers. Please do not leave the hall during selections. Photography or recording of any kind is prohibited.

About the Artists

Strings from 1999 to 2002. Ms. Yu has taught violin students at Lehigh University and Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. She has served on the faculty at Yale since 1988.

kyung yu, violin Violinist Kyung Yu holds Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Juilliard School and a Master of Music degree from the Yale School of Music. She has studied with Dorothy DeLay, Paul Kantor, and the late Professor Emanuel Zetlin. Ms. Yu was concertmaster of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra from 1988 until 1999. She has appeared as a soloist with the Seattle Symphony, the New Haven Symphony, and Yale Philharmonia orchestras, and has performed numerous recitals in New York City, Seattle, Aspen, and throughout Korea. She gave her New York debut concert in Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall as a winner of the Artists International Competition. Ms. Yu has taught at the Aspen Music Festival and was an assistant to Dorothy DeLay at the Juilliard pre-college division. She served on the Fulbright Scholarship Screening Committee for

Ms. Yu performs extensively with pianist Elizabeth Sawyer Parisot, with whom she has recorded the Strauss and Prokofiev sonatas, and appeared on Albany Records in The Music of Ezra Laderman. She performed the Beethoven Triple Concerto with Elizabeth Parisot and cellist Ole Akahoshi with the Yale Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Shinik Hahm. With Elizabeth Parisot, Ms. Yu has played numerous recitals throughout Connecticut and Pennsylvania, and has performed to acclaim in concert tours of Korea and Italy.

About the Artists

elizabeth parisot, piano Elizabeth Parisot, pianist, received her DMA from the Yale School of Music in 1973, and has served on the faculty of the School since 1977. She has appeared in solo and chamber music concerts throughout the world, performing at such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall in New York, the Kennedy Center and the National Gallery in Washington, D.C., Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, the Hispanic Institute in Madrid, and the Jerusalem Music Center in Israel. With her husband, Brazilian cellist Aldo Parisot, she has toured extensively, joining him in sonata performances as well as in chamber music with other renowned artists. She served as coordinator and performing artist at the Aldo Parisot International Competitions and Courses in Brazil for several years and has also been a guest

artist at the International Music Institute in Santander, Spain, the Banff Festival of the Arts, and the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival. Tours have included concerts in Korea and Italy with violinist Kyung Yu and performances with faculty colleagues Erick Friedman and Aldo Parisot in Taiwan. She has also performed recently with Yo-Yo Ma, Janos Starker, and Ralph Kirshbaum. A collaborative artist with cellists for many years in concerts, master classes, and competitions worldwide, Ms. Parisot was awarded the title “Grande Dame du Violoncelle” in 2007 by the Eva Janzer Memorial Cello Center at Indiana University “in recognition of her universal contributions to the art of cello playing and cellists.” Elizabeth Parisot has numerous recordings to her credit, including the two Brahms Sonatas for Cello and Piano with her husband Aldo Parisot (Musical Heritage Society); music by Leo Ornstein and Alexei Haieff for cello and piano with Italo Babini (Serenus); Cellists from Yale, issued in Brazil (Phonodisc); The Yale Cellos of Aldo Parisot and The Yale Cellos Play Favorites (Delos); three CDs with Queen Elizabeth Competition winner Nai-Yuan Hu; a disc with cellist Carol Ou; music by Ezra Laderman with violinists Erick Friedman and Kyung Yu and cellist Pansy Chang (Albany Records); and works by Strauss and Prokofiev with violinist Kyung Yu.

Faculty Artist Series

Featuring performances by Yale School of Music faculty Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Hall Free Admission

Benjamin Verdery, guitar

The Arabella Quartet

february 18

february 23

Monday at 8 pm Standing in Our Own Light: introspective music for guitar, koto, theremin, and shakuhachi. With Yumi Korosawa, koto, and Elizabeth Brown, shakuhachi and theremin. Music by the performers plus Mozart, AlbĂŠniz, Laderman, and Kengyo.

Saturday at 8 pm Music of Haydn, Debussy, and Smetana. Sarita Kwok, violin, and Ettore Causa, viola, perform with their quartet members Julie Eskar, violin, and Alexander Lecarme, cello.

Ettore Causa & Boris Berman february 19 Tuesday at 8 pm Ettore Causa, viola, and Boris Berman, piano, perform music by Schumann, Brahms, Franck, and Hindemith.

Ole Akahoshi & Elizabeth Parisot february 20 Wednesday at 8 pm Ole Akahoshi, cello, and Elizabeth Parisot, piano, perform works by J.S. Bach, Beethoven, and Mendelssohn.

Music of Christopher Theofanidis february 28 Thursday at 8 pm The Henschel Quartet Munich and pianist Donald Berman perform a concert of chamber music by composer Christopher Theofanidis, which will include the world premiere of At the Still Point as well as the pieces Visions and Miracles, Summer Verses, Ariel Ascending, and Allegory of the Cave.

Upcoming Events

Bach: Art of the Fugue

The Classical Style

february 12

february 27

Morse Recital Hall | Tues | 8 pm Oneppo Chamber Music Series The Orion Quartet and Windscape perform Bach’s complete Art of the Fugue, arranged by Samuel Baron for string quartet and wind quintet. Tickets $25–$35, Students $15

Morse Recital Hall | Wed | 8 pm Early Music The Yale Baroque Ensemble performs a classical program featuring music by Dussek, Haydn, Mozart, Paganini, and Locatelli. Free Admission

Paul Lewis, piano Reflections on Bach

march 6

february 13 Morse Recital Hall | Wed | 8 pm A collaborative project between the Yale School of Music student composers and the Yale Baroque Ensemble. Free Admission

Morse Recital Hall | Wed | 8 pm Horowitz Piano Series Paul Lewis, “arguably the finest Schubert interpreter of his generation” (Gramophone), performs Schubert’s three last sonatas. Tickets $12–$22, Students $6–9

Concert Programs & Box Office: Krista Johnson, Carol Jackson, Julie Blindauer Communications: Dana Astmann, Monica Ong Reed, Austin Kase Operations: Tara Deming, Chris Melillo Piano Curators: Brian Daley, William Harold Recording Studio: Eugene Kimball

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Robert Blocker, Dean

Kyung Yu & Elizabeth Parisot  

Kyung Yu, violin, and Elizabeth Parisot, piano. Bach: Sonata No. 3 in E major, BWV 1016; Strauss: Sonata for violin and piano; Prokofiev: So...