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The Isabella Lippi Trio
Fri May 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Isabella Lippi Trio with Paula Kosower and Kuang-Hao Huang
Shostakovich – Trio No 2 in E minor, Op 67
Dvorak – Trio No 4 in E minor, Op 90 (“Dumky”)
Third piece TBD
Violinist Isabella Lippi, who has been called “A standout, even among virtuosos,” began performing in public at the age of 10 when she made her debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. She has since performed in numerous recitals and has appeared as guest soloist in the United States, Mexico, Europe and the Far East. In addition to the Chicago Symphony, Isabella Lippi has performed with numerous orchestras including the St. Louis Symphony, the Dallas Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Phoenix Symphony, New Orleans Symphony, Orquesta Sinfonica de Bilbao of Spain, and the Moscow Symphony. Lippi is currently Concertmaster of the Elgin Symphony.
Cellist Paula Kosower is an active performer and teacher currently residing in Chicago. She frequently performs for the Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Music Series, the University of Illinois Tuesdays-at-One series, North Park University Faculty Concerts, Bach Week Festival Concerts, events at the Music Institute of Chicago, and for live performances on WFMT 98.7. She enjoys contemporary music and has played consistently for the Fulcrum Point New Music Project. Kosower is a faculty member at North Park University and the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Pianist Kuang-Hao Huang has performed throughout the United States as well as in Europe and Asia. Mr. Huang is most often heard as a collaborator, performing concerts and radio broadcasts with Chicago’s finest musicians, from instrumentalists of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to singers with the Lyric Opera. An advocate of new music, Mr. Huang gave the world premiere performances of solo works by Louis Andriessen and Chen Yi at Weill Hall as part of Carnegie Hall’s Millennium Piano Book Project. Mr. Huang serves on the faculties of the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University and Concordia University-Chicago.