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Hudson Valley Music Club

Next: March 23 • 54 Clinton, Dobbs Ferry

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The Hudson Valley Music Club proudly presents its 95th season.  This year we have invited back your most favorite performers, including Yael Weiss, piano; Ida Kavafian, violin, Stephen Tenenbom, viola and Peter Wiley, cello; Itamar Zorman, violin; and The Brentano String Quartet.

The Music Club is also committed to fostering music in our community through the Student Awards Program and our Mostly Morning Music series, which showcases the musical knowledge and talents of our members and friends.   
     
Our after-concert receptions are a special feature of our club, a time to meet the artists and to enjoy refreshments and fellowship.  We ask members to contribute food once a year.  Please indicate your preference on the membership form.                                                            
Individual membership is $65. Dual membership (living at the same address) is $105.  However, if you mail your dues in by September 27th you will save $5.00.  You pay only $60 or $100. 
        
Our concerts are held at 54 Clinton Ave., Dobbs Ferry, at the Dobbs Ferry Woman’s Club.  Monday afternoon programs begin at 1 pm.  Tuesday morning programs begin at 11 am.  Please remember that we are a perfume/cologne free environment.


 

Monday, March 23, 2020 at 1 p.m.
Itamar Zorman, violin, piano TBA

On Monday, March 23, at 1:00 PM, the Hudson Valley Music Club will present a concert by the acclaimed violinist Itamar Zorman, with piano accompanist Euntaek Kim. Mr. Zorman will perform the Chaconne from Bach’s Sonata in D minor for unaccompanied violin, Ravel’s Sonata for violin and piano, and Franck’s Sonata for violin and piano in A major. He has performed for the club in the past and we are excited to welcome him back.

Itamar Zorman is one of the most soulful, evocative artists of his generation, distinguished by his emotionally gripping performances and gift for musical storytelling. Since his emergence with the top prize at the 2011 International Tchaikovsky Competition, he has wowed audiences all over the world with breathtaking style, causing one critic to declare him a “young badass who’s not afraid of anything.” His “youthful intensity” and “achingly beautiful” sound shine through in every performance, earning him the title of the “virtuoso of emotions. Mr. Zorman has performed as a soloist with such orchestras as the Mariinsky Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic, New World Symphony, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, KBS Symphony Seoul, Frankfurt Radio Symphony, German Radio Philharmonic, Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, Kremerata Baltica, RTE National Symphony Orchestra (Dublin) and American Symphony. He has worked with conductors such as Valery Gergiev, Zubin Mehta, Michael Tilson-Thomas among others. Described as a “poet of the violin”, Itamar Zorman is also a committed chamber player. Born in Tel-Aviv to a family of musicians, Mr. Zorman received his Master of Music from The Juilliard School. He is currently on faculty at the Eastman School of Music. He plays on a 1734 Guarneri del Gesù, from the collection of Yehuda Zisapel.
Hailed by The New York Times as, “nimble” and “colorful,” South Korean pianist and conductor Euntaek Kim has emerged as one of the most promising talents of his generation. Mr. Kim began his piano lessons at the mere age of three and was admitted to the preparatory division of the Korean National University of Arts when he was nine years old. At twelve, he took his first conducting lesson and gave his first public piano recital in Seoul, presented by the Kumho Asiana Cultural Foundation. A year later, Mr. Kim emigrated to the United States to begin piano studies at The Juilliard Pre-College Division. Mr. Kim holds the Bachelor and Master of Music decrees in piano performance from The Juilliard School, and the Artist Diploma from the Yale School of Music.
A reception will be held after the concert where the audience can meet the artists and enjoy refreshments.
Please visit our new website, hudsonvalleymusicclub.org for more information.

 

Upcoming…

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 11 a.m.
914-591-6851
Mostly Morning Music
Trio de Nada: Nada Radulovich, cello Cullen Bryant, piano
Happy 250th Birthday, Beethoven!

Monday, April 27, 2020 at 1 p.m.
914-725-1203
Student Awards Program

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 11 a.m.
914-591-6851
Mostly Morning Music
Joan Nelson, soprano, Marjorie Hone, flute
Judith Soffer, Phyllis Ross, piano

Monday, May 18, 2020 at 1 p.m.
914-232-5916
Brentano Quartet