Event Recital by International Prize-Winning Violinist CATHARINA CHEN from Norway
Assisted by Pianist YEVGENIY MILYAVSKIY Grand Prize Winner of the 2006 Los Angeles International Franz Liszt Competition
When Saturday, February 16, 2008 at 2:00 p.m.
Where Trinity Lutheran Church
1340 Eleventh Street, Manhattan Beach, CA
(3 blks east of Sepulveda & 1 blk south of Manhattan Beach Blvd.)
Admission Free, donations appreciated
Renowned Norwegian violinist Catharina Chen has been a soloist since the age of 8, appearing with all major orchestras in Norway. She gave concerts in Italy, China, Malaysia, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, France, and South Africa. A Grand Prize winner in the third International Gnessin Violin Competition in Moscow, Russia, Catharinais the recipient of numerous prestigious awards in Norway, and most recently won the 2nd Prize at the Jeuness Musicale International Violin Competition in Bucharest, Romania (2007).
In California she is known for her performances at Sundays at Two, with the Beverly Hills Symphony Orchestra, and as a member of iPalpiti on stages of Disney Hall. Currently she studies with Professor Eduard Schmieder in the Artist Certificate Program at the Temple University in Philadelphia.
Program - “French Romantics”
Franck: Violin Sonata
Saint-Saëns: Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso
Please note: This is a free “Preview” recital of Catharina Chen’s recital and reception the following day at 2:00 p.m. in Beverly Hills’ historic Greystone Mansion on the “Music In The Mansion” recital series. For further information, see: www.tinyurl.com/yuqujx