FEATURING

Arnaud Sussmann
Arnaud Sussmann, violin

“Beauty of sound and elegance.” — Nice Matin

Danbi Um
Danbi Um, violin

“Danbi Um’s playing is utterly dazzling…a marvelous show of superb technique” — The Strad

Nathan Melzer
Nathan Melzer, violin

“The only-19-year-old American Nathan Meltzer is already a violinist of great stature with unobtrusive technical brilliance, a very individual musicianship, and a supple tone. — Dresdner Neueste Nachrichten

Kevin Zhu
Kevin Zhu, violin

“Awesome technical command and maturity” — The Strad

James Thompson, violin
James Thompson, violin

“His phrasing was so supple, his sound so vibrant, and his facility so effortless that the music fairly leaped from the stage.” — Cleveland Plain Dealer

Jeanelle Brierley
Jeanelle Brierley, violin

Faculty Member, Cleveland Institute of Music

Arnaud Sussmann
Oliver Neubauer, violin

“His was a captivating performance, fully bringing-out the shifting moods, wit, and lyricism of Mozart’s music.” — The Epoch Times

Clara Neubauer
Clara Neubauer, viola

“It was a committed, refreshing performance displaying absolute technical security.” — The Epoch Times

Paul Neubauer
Paul Neubauer, viola

“A master musician.” — The New York Times

Isabella Bignasca
Isabella Bignasca, viola

Juilliard graduate; Aspen, Kniesel Hall, Heifetz on Tour chamber music series

Nicholas Canellakis
Nicholas Canellakis, cello

“impassioned … the audience seduced by Mr. Canellakis’s rich, alluring tone.” — The New York Times

Sihao He
Sihao He, cello

“Shanghai born cellist Sihao is a big scaled splendid cellist who played a very technically demanding program like a magician.” — Live Report, Tokyo

Joel Noyes
Joel Noyes, cello

“Light effortless bow strokes, barely grazing the strings, produced feathery pianissimos…Noyes characterized each movement with color and distinction” – Strad Magazine

David J. Grossman
David J. Grossman, bass

Principal Bass, LA Chamber Orchestra and member of the New York Philharmonic

Paolo Bordignon
Paolo Bordignon, harpsichord

“Bordignon’s stylings were right on the mark as he amply showed us his fluid technique and mastery of the instrument.” — Salt Lake Tribune

ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE

GALA OPENER

VIVALDI’S FOUR SEASONS

Fifteen outstanding musicians will join forces for PCC’s seasonal Grand Finale. Framed by Vivaldi violin concertos, the program will showcase four prodigiously talented young violinists in Vivaldi’s Concerto in B minor for Four Violins, as well as four seasoned violin soloists in Vivaldi’s ever-popular Four Seasons. The festive afternoon will also include Boccherini’s eloquent Cello Sonata in A and an all-star performance of Bach’s 6th Brandenburg Concerto.

Don’t miss this electrifying opening to Parlance Chamber Concerts’s 14th Season!

Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in B minor for 4 violins
Violin Soloists: James Thompson, Oliver Neubauer, Clara Neubauer, Jeanelle Brierley
Program Notes Coming Soon
Luigi Boccherini Cello Sonata No. 6 in A, G. 4
Cello Soloist: Nicholas Canellakis
Program Notes Coming Soon
J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Viola Soloists: Paul Neubauer and Arnaud Sussmann
Program Notes Coming Soon
Antonio Vivaldi The Four Seasons

Violin Soloists:
    Spring: Danbi Um
    Summer: Nathan Meltzer
    Autumn: Arnold Sussmann
    Winter: Kevin Zhu

Program Notes Coming Soon

Watch Arnaud Sussmann perform Autumn from The Four Seasons:

Watch Paul Neubauer perform Bach’s 6th Brandenburg: