Saturday, 04/08/23, 4:00 PM
This program compares and contrasts the mystical Byzantine influence in the music of Estonian composer Arvo Pärt with Mozart’s music from the European Enlightenment. The two styles are brought together with poetic and imagematic works of Latvian composer Pēteris Vasks.
Los Angeles-based violinist YuEun Kim was a top prizewinner at Boulder International Chamber Music Competition Art of Duo and her performance videos on YouTube have more than ten million views worldwide.
New York-based cellist Coleman Itzkoff was a top prizewinner at Boulder International Chamber Music Competition Art of Duo. With equal command of ancient and new music, he is a founding member of the American Modern Opera Company (AMOC).
Pianist Mina Gajić is the Artistic Director of Boulder Bach Festival and the founder of Art of Duo. Her recent recording of Balkan Dances and Tango Nuevo was released in 2022 on the Sono Luminus label to critical acclaim internationally.
Visit https://www.boulderbachfestival.org/about/april-8-sonic-alchemy/ to learn more.