The program will feature pianist Albert Kim, violinist Julie Rosenfeld and cellist Diane Chaplin performing Ludwig van Beethoven’s magisterial “Archduke” Trio, Dmitri Shostakovich’s wartime lament Trio no. 2 and David Baker’s “Roots II,” a jazz-inspired celebration of American musical traditions from the spiritual to the boogie-woogie.
Kim, pictured left, assistant professor of music at Linfield, made his professional debut at age 10, when he substituted on a day’s notice for an ailing Vladimir Horowitz to give the inaugural performance on the 500,000th Steinway piano at Carnegie Hall. He has performed throughout the United States and Europe as a soloist and chamber musician, with performances at Weill Hall, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Konzerthaus Wien, the Köln Philharmonie, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and more. Kim has collaborated in chamber and ensemble performances with Ensemble Signal, Eastman Musica Nova, Charles Castleman, Colin Jacobsen, Edward Arron, the Argos Piano Trio, the Tabletop Opera and fellow Linfield professor Anton Belov. He has coached chamber music at Linfield College and UNC Chapel Hill and serves as a music mentor for Linfield’s thriving ensemble education program.
As the first violinist of the Colorado Quartet, Rosenfeld, right, played more than 1,200 concerts, touring throughout the United States and Canada, and in more than 20 other countries. Rosenfeld joined the faculty of the University of Missouri School of Music in 2014, and became a member of the Esterhazy String Quartet. She attended the Curtis Institute, received her bachelor’s degree in music from the University of Southern California, and her master’s degree from Yale University. Rosenfeld has served on juries for the Astral Foundation, the Juilliard School, the Mu Phi Epsilon Foundation and for the Banff International String Quartet Competition, the Coleman Chamber Music Competition, and the Concert Artists Guild Competition, and has taught at the European Mozart Academy in Poland.
Chaplin, left, adjunct professor of music at Linfield, is a solo artist and chamber music cellist, a music educator and conductor. She has performed with the Sunnyside Symphony, the Venerable Showers of Beauty Gamelan at Lewis and Clark College, Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra and the Clark College Orchestra. Chaplin is a featured member and director of educational outreach of the Portland Cello Project. She is the director and conductor of Rose City Youth Orchestras, a chamber orchestra and chamber music training program, and is on the faculty at Linfield College and Lewis and Clark College. She is program coordinator for the Chamber Music Camp of Portland, where she conducts the advanced chamber orchestra and chamber music master classes.
This performance is sponsored by the Lacroute Arts Series at Linfield College, made possible by the generosity of Ronni Lacroute, Linfield College trustee and arts benefactor. The series is dedicated to helping the college present art events and activities for the campus and community. It provides programs featuring artists in the areas of music, art and visual culture, and theatre and communication arts.
The show is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts.