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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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OUR NEXT PERFORMANCE

Mayuko Kamio, Violinist

with Noreen Cassidy-Polera, Pianist

Mayuko Kamio, Violinist
Mayuko Kamio | Photo by Hirofumi Isaka

 

Noreen Cassidy-Polera, Pianist
Noreen Cassidy-Polera, Pianist

 

Sunday, May 7, 2017
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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Program:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Sonata in E minor, K. 304
Maurice Ravel - Sonata for Violin No. 2 in G Major, Op. 77
César Franck - Sonata in A Major


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BIOGRAPHIES

Mayuko Kamio, Violinist

Mayuko Kamio, Violinist
Photo by Hirofumi Isaka
 

"Exciting young musician... a radiant talent"
– The New York Times

Japanese violinist Mayuko Kamio, the gold medalist of the 2007 International Tchaikovsky Competition, is widely praised for her luxurious silken tone, long expressive phrasing and virtuoso techniques. The New York Times has called Ms. Kamio an "exciting young musician" and "a radiant talent." Ms. Kamio made her concerto debut in Tokyo at the age of ten under the baton of Charles Dutoit, in a concert broadcast on NHK television. Since then, she has appeared as soloist with the Boston Pops conducted by Keith Lockhart, the Tonhalle Orchestra in Zurich with Mstislav Rostropovich, and the Israel Philharmonic under Zubin Mehta. Engagements in the 2016-17 Season include orchestra appearances with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Nihon Philharmonic, Symphony Silicon Valley. Columbus Symphony (GA), Guiyang Symphony Orchestra and Saginaw Bay Symphony, as well as give recitals with Chamber Music San Francisco, Chamber on the Mountain and Merkin Hall in New York City.

She has toured with the National Philharmonic of Russia conducted by Vladimir Spivakov, the Budapest Festival Orchestra under Ivan Fischer, the Munich Philharmonic under Zubin Mehta, the Prague Philharmonic, the BBC Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic, the Oviedo Symphony Orchestra of Spain; and appeared in Japan as soloist with the Tokyo, Hiroshima, Kyoto, NHK, Osaka, Sapporo and Yomiuri Nippon symphony orchestras; and the Japan, Tokyo and Tokyo City philharmonics.

 

Noreen Cassidy-Polera, PianistNoreen Cassidy-Polera, Pianist

The pianist Noreen Cassidy-Polera ranks among the most highly-regarded and diverse chamber artists performing today, and maintains a career that has taken her to every major American music center and abroad to Europe, Russia, and Asian centers of Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Seoul and Tokyo. Recent performances include those at Zankel Hall, Weill Recital Hall, 92nd Street Y, Jordan Hall, Gardener Museum, Kennedy Center , the Louvre and the Casals and Piatigorsky Festivals. She has been a guest at the Caramoor, Bard, Grand Teton and Cape Cod Chamber Music festivals, as well as engagements at the Chamber Music Societies of Philadelphia and La Jolla. She has recorded for Sony, EMI, Audiophon and Centaur Records.

In addition to being a regular recital partner with cellists Amit Peled and Narek Hakhnazaryan, Ms. Cassidy-Polera has appeared with Matt Haimovitz, Carter Brey, Antonio Menesis, Aurora-Natalie Ginastera, Yo-Yo Ma and Leonard Rose. Winner of the Accompanying Prize at the Eighth International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, she regularly collaborates with laureates of the Queen Elisabeth, Tchaikovsky and Naumburg international competitions.

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Other Upcoming Performances
 

Jill Felber, Flutist
Jill Felber, Flutist

Dianne Frazer, Pianist
Dianne Frazer, Pianist

Heidi Lehwalder, Harpist
Heidi Lehwalder, Harpist
Artistic Director,
Chamber On The Mountain
Photo by Shawn Jezerinac

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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Arianna String Quartet
Arianna String Quartet

Michele Levin, Pianist
Michele Levin, Pianist

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Arianna String Quartet
and Michele Levin, Pianist

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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Trio Valtorna
Trio Valtorna
Photo by Bernard Mindich

 

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Trio Valtorna

David Jolley, French horn
Ida Kavafian, violin
Gilles Vonsattel, piano

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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Anthony Trionfo, Flute
Anthony Trionfo, Flute
Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Anthony Trionfo, Flute

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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Zora String Quartet
Zorá String Quartet
Photo by Chloe Ning

 

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Zorá String Quartet

Dechopol Kowintaweewat, violin
Seula Lee, violin
Pablo Muñoz Salido, viola
Zizai Ning, cello

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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Ji, Pianist
Ji
Photo by Dario Acosta

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Ji, Pianist

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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