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JANUARY 10th 2020 <<< Back to concerts DOROTHY CHANDLER PAVILION at 4.00 pm

Arts:

A. ARENSKY: PIANO TRIO N.2 IN F MINOR OP 73
S. RACHMANINOFF: SONATA FOR CELLO & PIANO IN G MINOR OP 19
R. KORSAKOV: PIANO TRIO IN C MINOR

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Artists:

Madalyn PARNAS MOLLER Violin
American violinist Madalyn Parnas Möller is an active soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, and educator residing in Los Angeles.
Enthusiastically endorsed by the New York Times, Ms. Parnas Möller has concertized worldwide, most recently appearing as guest soloist with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Alongside her sister, cellist Cicely Parnas, Duo Parnas was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2015, having released three albums on the Sheffield Lab label that feature both pre-existing works and commissions by award-winning composers of the 21st century.

Her current solo recording project with Aqua, an Argentinian/Latin American label, will be distributed by Naxos in 2019.
Ms. Parnas Möller holds a M.M. and Artist Diploma from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, a M.A. from London’s Royal Academy of Music, and a B.S. from The College of Saint Rose where she graduated summa cum laude.
A 2012 Marshall Scholar, Ms. Parnas Möller was awarded the Josef Gingold Award and twice the Artistic Excellence Award at Indiana University.
Her principal teachers include her grandfather, cellist Leslie Parnas, Mark Kaplan, György Pauk, Jaime Laredo, James Buswell, and Betty-Jean Hagen. Ms. Parnas Möller resides in Los Angeles and performs on a 1715 Alessandro Gagliano violin.

.............................................................................................................................. Taeguk MUN Cello
Born in 1994, Taeguk Mun began playing the cello at the age of four with Young Rim Yang in Korea. After moving to New York in 2007, he attended the Juilliard School Pre-College Division as a full scholarship student of Minhye Clara Kim and received the Bachelor of Music degree at the New England Conservatory as a full scholarship student of Laurence Lesser.
He has been the first prize winner of various competitions, such as 2014 Pablo Casals International Cello Competition, the Third Andre Navarra International Cello Competition, the International Competition for Young People in Oldenburg, Germany, and the Grand Prize winner of the National SungJung Music Competition in Korea. He was also laureate of the 16th International Tchaikovsky Competition, the 2010 Irving M. Klein International String Competition, and the 6th International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians.

Starting with Kumho Prodigy Concert in 2004 and his solo recital at Gyeonggi Arts Center in 2006, Taeguk Mun has been performing throughout, primarily in Korea and the United States. He has collaborated with various orchestras around the world including St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonia, Hungarian Radio Symphony, Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse, Suwon Philharmonic Orchestra, and Korean Symphony Orchestra. Mun has been invited to various musical events such as Busan International Music Festival, Young Artist Lunch Concert Series at the Louvre Museum, France, Budapest Spring Festival, Seoul Spring Festival of Chamber Music, the World Orchestra Festival in Korea, and Eaktay AHN 110th Anniversary Concert in Hungary.
Taeguk Mun is sponsored by SungJung Cultural Foundation, Hwangjin Scholarship Committee and was selected as a “G.rium Artist” by SK Chemicals of Korea. He was the artist in residence at the Kumho Art Hall in 2017. Mun also has been awarded the Nanpa Musician’s Award in Korea in 2019 and the first Janos Starker Award in 2016. In 2019, his debut album released from Warner International Classics label.
Mun is currently pursuing the Master of Music degree with Ralph Kirshbaum at the University of Southern California as a full scholarship student.
Taeguk Mun plays on Giovanni Grancino, 1697, Milan, generously on loan by Samsung Cultural Foundation of Korea.

.............................................................................................................................. Sung CHANG Piano
Sung Chang was born in Seoul, Korea, and began playing the piano at the age of three.
At age five, he gave his debut concert and became the youngest winner of the Nagoya International Piano Competition in Japan. Chang won first prize and the special award for the ‘Best Performance of a Virtuoso Piece’ at the 7th Bösendorfer USASU International Piano Competition, as well as first prize at the Valsesia Musica International Competition in Italy. At Germany’s International 13.

Wettbewerb der Chopin-Gesellschaft Hannover, he was also awarded first prize and the audience prize. Most recently, he was awarded silver medal at the 12th San Antonio International Piano Competition, along with two special prizes.
Chang completed his undergraduate studies at the Korea National University of Arts and successfully completed the Musical Performance and Postgraduate Program courses at the University of Music Drama and Media Hannover in Germany.

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