Hailed by The New York Times as an “outstanding ensemble,” the Verona Quartet has quickly earned a stellar reputation as one of the most compelling young quartets in chamber music today. Cliburn Competition finalist Fei-Fei joins the foursome in the finale, Dvorak’s fabulous Second Piano Quintet.
Post Concert Reception Join us on stage after the concert to meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments!
Max Bruch (1838-1920)
Kol Nidrei, Op. 47
Lowell Liebermann (b. 1961)
Gargoyles, Op. 29
Adagio semplice, ma con molto rubato
Kelly-Marie Murphy (b. 1964)
Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major, B. 155
Allegro, ma non tanto
Dumka: Andante con moto
Scherzo: Molto vivace
Jonathan Ong, Violinist, is a founding member of the acclaimed Verona Quartet. He has performed across the world in international venues such as Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, Lincoln Center, Beijing and Shanghai Concert Halls, Melbourne Recital Hall, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Dorothy Ro, Violinist, is a member of the Verona Quartet, currently the Graduate Quartet in Residence at the New England Conservatory of Music. Ms. Ro is also a graduate of the Juilliard School, the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, and the Cleveland Institute of Music. Her professors include Paul Kantor, David and Linda Cerone, Donald Weilerstein, and Alexander Kerr.
Abigail Rojansky, Violist, is the current Graduate Resident String Quartet at the Juilliard School in New York City. As a part of the Verona Quartet, Ms. Rojansky was also Graduate Quartet in Residence at the IU Jacobs School of Music.
Jonathan Dormand, Cellist, has performed internationally on stages including London’s Wigmore Hall and Southbank Centre, as well as New York’s Weill Recital Hall and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Jonathan’s performances have been praised by the Boston Globe for being “elastic in phrasing and transparent in detail.” Ariane Todes, the former editor of the Strad magazine, noted “Dormand is a fine and thoughtful player, for whom everything works securely and easily.”