Musicians – Season 32

Artistic Director, Tessa Lark

A 2020 GRAMMY nominee in the Best Classical Instrumental Solo category, recipient of a 2018 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship and a 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant, Silver Medalist in the 9th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, and winner of the 2012 Naumburg International Violin Competition, she has consistently been praised by critics and audiences for her astounding range of sounds, technical agility, and musical elegance. A budding superstar in the classical realm, she is also a highly acclaimed fiddler in the tradition of her native Kentucky, delighting audiences with programming that includes Appalachian and bluegrass music and inspiring composers to write for her.

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Pianists

Inon Barnatan

Piano

One of the most admired pianists of his generation Inon Barnatan is celebrated for his poetic sensibility, musical intelligence, and consummate artistry.

Jeewon Park

Piano

Praised for her “deeply reflective playing” (Indianapolis Star) and “infectious exuberance” (New York Times), Korean-born pianist Jeewon Park has garnered the attention of audiences for her dazzling technique and poetic lyricism.

Violinists

James Ehnes

Violin

James Ehnes has established himself as one of the most sought-after violinists on the international stage.

Tessa Lark

Violin

Tessa Lark is one of the most captivating artistic voices of her time.  A budding superstar in the classical realm, she is also a highly acclaimed fiddler in the tradition of her native Kentucky.

Amy Schwartz Moretti

Violin

Amy is recognized as a deeply expressive artist and known for her musical career of broad versatility and maintains an active performing schedule of solo, chamber, and concertmaster appearances.

Violists

Che-Yen Chen

Viola

Taiwanese-American violist Che-Yen Chen has established himself as an active performer and is a founding member of the Formosa Quartet.

Ayane Kozasa

Viola

Hailed for her “magnetic, wide-ranging tone” and her “rock solid technique” violist Ayane Kozasa is a sought-after chamber musician, collaborator, and educator.

Cellists

Edward Arron

Cello

Cellist Edward Arron has garnered recognition worldwide for his elegant musicianship, impassioned performances, and creative programming. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Mr. Arron made his New York recital debut in 2000 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Gabriel Cabezas

Cello

A prolific and sought-after soloist and collaborator, Gabriel Cabezas is as comfortable interpreting new works as he is with the pillar scores of the cello repertoire.

Joshua Roman

Cello

Joshua Roman has earned an international reputation for his wide-ranging repertoire, a commitment to communicating the essence of music in visionary ways, artistic leadership and versatility.

Flutist

Alex Sopp

Flute

Comfortable in many genres, Alex has commissioned, premiered, toured, and recorded with some of the most exciting composers and songwriters of our time.

Bass

Michael Thurber

Bass

Acclaimed composer Michael Thurber’s musical career defies categorization, his musical journey has been remarkably singular.

Double Bass

Edgar Meyer

Double Bass

In demand as both a performer and a composer, Edgar Meyer has formed a role in the music world unlike any other.

Harp

Charles Overton

Harp

Charles Overton is a Boston-based harpist and performer of classical, jazz and world music.