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An Evening of Beethoven

Saturday, March 4, 2017

7:30 p.m.

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Beethoven’s dramatic music takes center stage with his Leonore Overture No. 1, his majestic Second Symphony, and his Triple Concerto, featuring three musicians at the top of their game in a unique collaboration—pianist Fabio Bidini, violinist Sabrina-Vivian Höpcker, and cellist Andrew Shulman.


Fabio Bidini, Piano

Pianist Fabio Bidini is a frequent guest of leading orchestras worldwide including the San Francisco Symphony, the Dallas Symphony, the Budapest Festival Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, The Philharmonia Orchestra of London, and the BBC Orchestra Wales.

Sabrina-Vivian Höpcker, Violin

German violinist Sabrina-Vivian Höpcker is a multiple first prize winner of national and international violin competitions, including the International Abbado Violin Competition in Milan, as well as a recipient of the Bach Prize of the City Hofheim am Taunus, the prize "Paolo Borciani" for chamber music, and the Alois Kottmann Prize.

Andrew Shulman, Cello

Andrew Shulman is principal cellist with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and a faculty member at the University of Southern California, in addition to being the first British winner of the United States Piatigorsky Artist Award. As a soloist, he has performed all the major cello concertos with the orchestras all over Europe, the United States and the Far East.

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