The Hudson Valley Performing Arts Foundation


Special Guest Frank Huang

New York Philharmonic Concertmaster

Sunday, March 20th, 2016
3:00 PM

The second program in the Hudson Valley Performing Arts Foundation’s Chamber Music Series will feature virtuosity at its finest! HVPAF and the Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center are excited to welcome New York Philharmonic Cellist Patrick Jee & Friends, with Nanae Iwata, Danny Kim and special guest New York Philharmonic Concertmaster Frank Huang.

Patrick Jee joined the New York Philharmonic in 2013 after previously serving as the Assistant Principal Cellist of the Lyric Opera of Chicago and Principal Cellist of the Grant Park Orchestra. Patrick has toured extensively in the United States, Europe, and Asia, making appearances at New York’s Alice Tully Hall and Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., London’s Wigmore Hall, Paris’ Salle Gaveau, and the Seoul Arts Center. He also performed on CNN’s American Morning as well as at the United Nations at the commemoration of the 50-year anniversary of the Korean War armistice.

Frank Huang, Concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic, was the First Prize Winner of the 2003 Walter W. Naumburg Foundation’s Violin Competition and the 2000 Hannover International Violin Competition, has established a major career as a violin virtuoso. Since performing with the Houston Symphony in a nationally broadcast concert at the age of 11 he has appeared with orchestras throughout the world including The Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony, NDR Radio Philharmonic Orchestra of Hannover, Amadeus Chamber Orchestra, and the Genoa Orchestra. He has also performed on NPR’s Performance Today, ABC’s Good Morning America, and CNN’s American Morning with Paula Zahn. Recent engagements include his debuts at Wigmore Hall (in London), Salle Cortot (Paris), Kennedy Center (Washington, D.C.), and the Herbst Theatre (San Francisco), as well as a second recital in Alice Tully Hall (New York), which featured the World Premiere of Donald Martino’s Sonata for Solo Violin. He was also selected by The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center to be a member of the prestigious CMS Two program.


SCHUBERT                  Quartettsatz in C minor D. 703

MENDELSSON            String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80

DVORÁK                      String Quartet in F Major, Op. 96 – “American”


Patrick Jee

Frank Huang

Nanae Iwata

Danny Kim

TICKETS $25 Adults / $15 Students & Seniors

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