The musicians have had many appearances at The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Music@Menlo, a chamber music festival and institute in Silicon Valley. “They have a history of innovation in programming, recording, and outreach [that] have combined to create a revolution in the traditional quiet world of chamber music.”
Finckel received his first cello at age ten and at seventeen became the first American student of the great Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich. In 1979 he became cellist of the Emerson String Quartet. Wu Han came to the United States from her native Taiwan at age 20. She subsequently studied with Lilian Kallir and Leon Fleisher at the Aspen and Marlboro Music Schools.
Other performances scheduled for the 2013-2014 season are: the
Zemlinsky String Quartet, November 3; pianist Andrius Zlabys, January 26, 2014; the Kaplan/Weiss Duo, February 9. 2014; the Borealis String Quartet, March 16, 2014; the Amelia Piano Trio, April 13, 2014; and the Ariel String Quartet, May 4, 2014.
The performance is at 3 p.m. at Camp Winema, three miles north of Neskowin, just west of Highway 101. Season tickets cost $110. Individual tickets are available at the door for $25; call in advance to get on a waiting list. For more information, check the website---www.neskowinchambermusic.org-- or call 503-965-6499.
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