Staller Center presents renowned artists-in-residence from the Department of Music in an evening of chamber music on Wednesday, March 2, at 8:00 pm. Two beloved works are on the program, Mozart’s String Quintet in C Major, K. 515 and Brahms Piano Quartet in g minor, Opus 25.
The Mozart Quintet will feature award-winning artists Soovin Kim, violin; Daniel Panner, viola; and Colin Carr, cello, joined by Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) candidates Andrea Segar, violin, and Ofir Tomer, viola. Carr is artistic director for the two “Starry Nights” concerts on Staller Center’s season. He is a Stony Brook professor who combines teaching with a busy performance schedule and major recital projects. Carr is the winner of many prestigious awards including the First Prize in the Naumburg Competition and the Gregor Piatigorsky Memorial Award.
The Brahms Quartet will again feature Kim on violin, Panner on viola, and Carr on cello, joined by Ellen Hwangbo on piano. She is also a DMA candidate.
Kim, artist-in-residence in the Department of Music, is known for his work throughout the world as a concerto soloist, chamber musician, and recitalist. He was awarded the prestigious Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award and received the Avery Fisher Career Grant, the Henryk Szeryng Foundation Career Award, and first prize at the Paganini Competition.
Professor of viola, Panner, teaches at Stony Brook, at the Juilliard School, the Mannes College of Music, and the Queens College Conservatory of Music. As violist of the Mendelssohn String Quartet, he has performed extensively throughout the United States and Israel.
Tickets are $34. Call the Staller Center Box Office at (631) 632-ARTS or order online at stallercenter.com.