Thursday, September 30, 2010

Music in the Hubbard Room

The Kelet Duo will perform at 2pm on Saturday, October 2 in the Hubbard Room at Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown.  The Duo brings together a vast array of musical styles creating a fusion that is unique in the chamber music world today.  Comprised of Taiwanese pianist Pi-Hsun Shih and Hungarian violinist Katalin Viszmeg, they perform a breathtakingly varied repertoire offering audiences an extraordinary concert experience.  The duo will present violin and piano music from the two Easts, Eastern Europe and Far East; and a new work, Fábulas, by Latino composer, Dan Román, professor at Trinity College.

Based in West Hartford, both Katalin and Pi-Hsun are faculty members of the Hartt School, Community Division.  They are extensively involved in music education and have been recognized for their motivating outreach programs for students of all ages in their community.  Katalin was a top prize winner of the Hungarian National Solo Violin Competition, and Pi-Hsun also garnered a top prize at the International Chamber Music Ensemble Competition. 

For more information, call 860-347-2528.

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