July 2017 events


Summer Chamber Players - Summer Music 2017 – Featuring Ilya Friedberg, Roeland Jagers, Chingyi Lin, and Csaba Onczay - - Summer Music 2017

Guest/Student Chamber Music Recital

Summer Chamber Players Ilya Friedberg, piano Roeland Jagers*, guest viola Ching-Yi Lin*, guest alumna violin Csaba Onczay*, guest cello

*Summer String Academy Faculty

Repertoire Shostakovich: Sonata in D Minor for cello and        piano, Op. 40 (1934) Dvorák: Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-Flat Major, Op. 87

About the Artists

Ilya Friedberg (piano)

Ilya Friedberg has been referred to as a poet of the piano with a magical touch that can bring a fresh view on much-played pieces. At home on the stage as both a soloist and chamber musician, Ilya is a vivid performer, composer, and conductor as well as a very active promoter of new music. A winner of multiple international competition Ilya has enjoyed collaborations with great artists such as the Pacifica Quartet, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Claude Baker, Mark Kaplan, Evelyne Brancart, Tim Noble, Carol Vaness, Uriel Segal, Eric Stumacher. He has performed worldwide in concert halls such as Small Philharmonic Hall in St.Petersburg, Carnegie Hall, and other venues across Europe and the United States. Ilya is a student ofMenahem Pressler and has been his assistant for the past three years at Indiana University.

Roeland Jagers (guest viola)

Roeland Jagers is the founding violist of the Rubens Quartet, which has won several international prizes, including the Tromp Competition in Eindhoven (2004), the Prague Spring Competition (2005) and Schubert Competition in Graz (2006). After having studied in Amsterdam and Berlin, the Rubens Quartet currently maintains a busy touring schedule throughout Europe, Israel and the United States. Two recent CDs of the quartet have received positive reviews worldwide; Ensemble Magazine has featured one of the Rubens Quartet’s recent US tours in one of their latest editions. Roeland studied viola with Gisella Bergman and Ferdinand Erblich. In 2001 he received his Bachelor of Music diploma from the Brabant Conservatory, and continued his studies with Vladimir Mendelssohn at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, where he received his Master of Music diploma with distinction in 2004. As soloist he has appeared with various ensembles, including the Philips Symphony Orchestra in the Concertgebouw. In addition to his work with the Rubens Quartet, he is a member of the Nederlands Harp Trio (with flutist Felicia van den End and harpist Gwyneth Wentink) and is active as a recitalist throughout the Netherlands. Roeland has been a regular guest in various (chamber) orchestras, including the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Holland and Amsterdam Sinfonietta. He has served as a guest principal in the Magogo Chamber Orchestra and in the The Hague Philharmonic (Residentie Orkest). Since 2013, he is the principal violist of the chamber orchestra Sinfonia Rotterdam, following several guest appearances in the past few years.

As a chamber music player, Roeland has been active in numerous international festivals, including Sitka AK, El Paso TX, Indiana University (USA), Larzac, Luberon (F), Schleswig Holstein, Mecklenburg Vorpommern (D) and Madrid (E).

Roeland also studied piano with Paul Komen at the Brabant Conservatory, where he received his Bachelor of Music diploma in 2003.

Roeland plays on a viola made my Giovanni Pistucci, from the collection of the Dutch National Instrument Foundation (NMF), and a bow made by Joseph Henry(1865).

Ching-Yi Lin (guest violin)

Ching-Yi Lin is Assistant Professor of Violin and Director of the WKU Pre-College Strings Program at Western Kentucky University. Recent performances and masterclasses have taken her to the Barratt Due Institute of Music in Norway, Shenyang and Xi’an Conservatories in China, Northwestern University, University of British Columbia, and Louisiana State University. During the summer months, Lin serves on the faculty at the Indiana University Summer String Academy, String Explosion (WKU), and has also served on the faculty of the Sommersymfonien i Kristiansand in Norway.

She is actively engaged in presenting seminars at various conferences such as the American String Teacher’s Association National conference, the Kentucky and Tennessee Music Educator’s Association conferences. Lin earned her BM, MM, and DM in Violin Performance at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and studied in the Vienna Conservatory from 2001–2003. Her principal teachers include Mauricio Fuks, Boris Kuschnir, Fredell Lack, and Nelli Shkolnikova.

Csaba Onczay (guest cello)

Csaba Onczay was awarded the Kossuth Prize, the highest award given to any performing artist in all of Hungary, and was awarded the prestigious Bartók-Pásztory Prize in 2004. He was also awarded the Liszt Prize and Distinguished Artist in Hungary. Mr. Onczay has won first prize at the International Pablo Casals Competition in Budapest, Hungary (1973), first prize at the International Villa Lobos Competition of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1976), and appears as a soloist in some of the most prestigious concert halls of Europe, America, Korea, and Japan. In addition tonumerous recordings of concerts for radio and television, Mr. Onczay recorded for CD’s: concertos of C.P.E. Bach, Schumann, Lalo, Villa Lobos, Dohnányi, and also all the sonatas of Beethoven and all the solo suites of Bach. He regularly holds master-courses in Italy, Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland, USA, Japan, and Hungary; and is invited as a soloist and chamber music player to many international festivals. They include: Pablo Casals Festival Prades, Kronberg, Springfestival Budapest\, Beaumaris Festival, Bergamo, and Springfestival in Prague, in Japan Gifu and Ishikawa. In 2001, Mr. Onczay was a Visiting Professor at Oberlin Conservatory and from 2006-2009 he was a Visiting Professor at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Mr. Onczay is Professor of Cello at the Liszt University of Music in Budapest, Hungary, where he resides today.

School of Music venue: Auer Hall

TIME: 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: IU Jacobs School of Music (MAC; Auer, Ford recital halls), Third Street and Jordan Avenue, Bloomington. 855-7433    www.music.indiana.edu

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