Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7:30pm
Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts, Concert Hall
221 Columbia Avenue, Holland, MI 49423
The public is invited. Admission is free.
The program will feature the “Piano Trio in C major K 48” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; “Sonata No. 2 in G Major for Violin and Piano” by Maurice Ravel; and “Piano Quartet No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 40” by Johannes Brahms. The musicians will be Hope faculty members Mihai Craioveanu (violin), Barbara Corbató (viola) and Alicia Eppinga (cello), and guest artist Mark Clinton (piano).
Mihai Craioveanu is professor of violin and chamber music and head of the string area at Hope, where he has taught since 1992. He has concertized to great acclaim throughout the world, has presented world-premiere performances of several works written for him and has released a compact disc recording of violin masterpieces.
Barbara Corbató teaches viola at Hope, as well as a viola pedagogy and literature course, while also maintaining a home viola studio. She is assistant principal viola of the Grand Rapids Symphony, with which she has performed since 1990. In addition, she is an active chamber musician, performing with the Perugino String Quartet since 2005.
Alicia Eppinga joined the Hope music faculty in 2014. She is principal cellist of the Grand Rapids Symphony, with which she has performed since 1989. She is also a member of Ensemble Montage, which features unique and contemporary chamber music, and a founding member of Castalia, a piano quartet that focuses on music by women composers.
Mark Clinton is the Hixson-Lied Professor of Piano and head of the keyboard area at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is a Steinway Artist who has been featured to critical acclaim on national radio and television broadcasts and with numerous orchestras in the United States.
The audience is invited to meet the artists at a reception in the lobby immediately following the performance.