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Presented by the Happy Valley Cultural Center under the Artistic Direction of renowned harpist Heidi Lehwalder.

Chamber On The Mountain honors the traditional
while celebrating the innovative and the intermingling of nascent talent with venerated masters.

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UPCOMING PERFORMANCE

Itamar Zorman, Violinist

with Kwan Yi, Pianist

Itamar Zorman
Itamar Zorman, Violin
Photo by Richard Blinkoff

Gold Medalist of the 2011 Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition.
Recipient of the 2013 Avery Fisher Career Grant.

Recipient of the 2014 Borletti-Buitoni Award.

Program
Mozart - Adagio from Divertimento in B-flat major, k.287 (arr. Rubenstein)
Schubert - Rondo Brilliant in B minor, D. 895
Paul Ben-Haim - Yizkor (Evocation) for Violin and Piano
Ravel - Sonata for Violin and Piano
Wieniawski - Variations on an Original Theme, op. 15

Sunday, September 25, 2016
3:00 pm / Logan House

(adjacent to the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts)
8585 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd. (in Upper Ojai)
Ojai, CA 93023

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Itamar Zorman, ViolinistItamar Zorman, Violinist

Photo credit: Jamie Jung

The recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and a Borletti-Buitoni Trust award, Itamar Zorman was also joint winner of the 2011 International Tchaikovsky Competition. Other competition successes include first prize at the 2010 International Violin Competition of Freiburg and the Juilliard Berg Concerto Competition in April 2010.

As a soloist, Itamar Zorman has appeared with, among others, the American Symphony Orchestra in Carnegie Hall, Het Gelders Orkest in Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, the Tokyo Symphony in Japan’s Suntory Hall, as well as the Jerusalem Symphony, Israel Philharmonic, Haifa Symphony, Polish Radio Chamber Orchestra, Südwestdeutsches Kammerorchester Pforzheim, Philharmonie Baden Baden, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, and the Russian State Symphony Orchestra “Novaya Rossiya. In November 2014 he made his Italian debut at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo playing the Beethoven concerto with Daniel Oren, and in January 2015, his Korean debut with the KBS symphony Orchestra and Yoel Levi.

 

Kwan Yi, PianistKwan Yi, Pianist

Photo credit: Arthur Moeller

Kwan Yi has been praised by audiences and critics alike as a pianist of "lyrical elegance" and "ravishing, pitch-perfect clarity". He has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia in such venues as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Kimmel Center, Kennedy Center, Chicago Symphony Center, the Metropolitan and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museums, Jordan Hall, Jones Hall, Mann Performing Arts Center, Library of Congress, Kravis Center of the Arts, Hessischer Rundfunk, Auditorium du Louvre, Suntory Hall and Seoul Arts Center.

In recent seasons, Mr. Yi has performed concerti with the Russian National Orchestra, Houston Symphony Orchestra, Sendai Philharmonic, and the Brevard Festival Orchestra under the batons of Hans Graf, Julian Kuerti, Grant Llewellyn and Mikhail Tartanikov. As a chamber musician, he has frequently collaborated with Itzhak Perlman, and Roberto Diaz on national tours and was invited to perform at the Kronberg, Ravinia and the Castleton Festivals. As a recitalist and masterclass instructor, he has completed residencies at the Bowdoin College, University of Arkansas, East Carolina University, Ouachita Baptist University, Stephen F. Austin University, Marylhurst University and the Randolph College. His performances have been broadcast by WQXR, WHYY, KUHF, Radio France and Radio Frankfurt. He has recorded for Hänssler label with Violinist Itamar Zorman. 

 

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Upcoming Performances
 

Amerigo Trio
Amerigo Trio
Photo by Chris Lee

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Amerigo Trio

Glenn Dicterow, Violinist
Karen Dreyfus,
Violist
Inbal Segev,
Cellist

3:00 pm
Logan House

(adjacent to the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts)
8585 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd. (in Upper Ojai)
Ojai, CA 93023
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Anderson and Roe, Piano Duo
Anderson & Roe, Piano Duo
Photo by Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Anderson & Roe
Piano Duo

3:00 pm
Logan House

(adjacent to the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts)
8585 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd. (in Upper Ojai)
Ojai, CA 93023
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Sang-Eun Lee, Cellist
Sang-Eun Lee, Cellist
Photo by Matt Dine

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Sang-Eun Lee, Cellist

3:00 pm
Logan House

(adjacent to the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts)
8585 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd. (in Upper Ojai)
Ojai, CA 93023
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Mayuko Kamio, Violinist
Mayuko Kamio, Violinist
Photo by Hirofumi Isaka

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Mayuko Kamio, Violinist

3:00 pm
Logan House

(adjacent to the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts)
8585 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd. (in Upper Ojai)
Ojai, CA 93023
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Jill Felber, Flutist
Jill Felber, Flutist

Dianne Frazer, Pianist
Dianne Frazer, Pianist

Heidi Lehwalder, Harpist
Heidi Lehwalder, Harpist
Artistic Director,
Chamber On The Mountain

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Jill Felber, Flutist
and Dianne Frazer, Pianist

with Heidi Lehwalder, Harpist

3:00 pm
Logan House

(adjacent to the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts)
8585 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd. (in Upper Ojai)
Ojai, CA 93023
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NEWS

Met Opera’s New Concertmaster: The Canadian Violinist Nikki Chooi

Nikki Chooi

The Metropolitan Opera announced Thursday that its next concertmaster would be the young Canadian violinist Nikki Chooi,
who performed for Chamber On The Mountain on May 1, 2016. Mr. Chooi, 27, who was offered a one-year contract beginning next month,
will join the Met’s other concertmaster, David Chan.
Read the Article that appeared in the New York Times, July 6, 2016

Congratulations Nikki!

The Real Star of the 2016 Grammys was Ji-Yong Kim, the Pianist from That Android Commercial

Watch Video of Ji-Yong Kim's Android Commercial

Ji, Pianist, performed for Chamber On The Mountain on Sunday, May 17, 2015.
Watch his phenomenal performance in a commercial that aired during the 2016 Grammy Awards Show.

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