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32nd Annual BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL PARK CITY
Spring Chamber Music Festival April 16-30

The Park City Chamber Music Society is the parent organization
for the Beethoven Festival and presents four chamber music festivals throughout the year.
The BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL PARK CITY Spring Classics Concerts
will run April 16-30
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Intimate Chamber Music Concerts performed by Acclaimed Artists

CHAMBER MUSIC SHOWCASE CONCERT APR 16 / SAT EVE 7:30PM
NuSkin Innovation Center at 75 Center Street, Provo Directions
Presenting:
Violinist Donna Fairbanks
Violist Leslie Harlow
Cellist Cheung Chau
Bassist Denson Angulo
Guitarist Jon Yerby
Clarinetist Russell Harlow
Pianist Massimiliano Frani
Pianist Hsiang John Tu

Program:
“Trout” Quintet for Piano and Strings by Franz Schubert
“Variations on a Theme by Mozart” by Ludwig van Beethoven, for Clarinet and Piano
“Fratres” by Arvo Part for Violin and Guitar
“Arpegionne Sonata” for Viola and Guitar by Franz Schubert
“Nocturne” in C Minor by Frederic Chopin for Clarinet and Piano
“Un Sospiro” by Franz Liszt for Solo Piano
“Pur ti miro" Duet by Monteverdi arranged for Viola, Clarinet and Piano by Russell Harlow


THANK YOU to Daynes Music and Steinway Pianos for providing the beautiful Steinway Grand Piano for this performance.

Tickets Available at the Door: $10 Regular Admission, $5 for Students and Seniors 62+, UVU Faculty and Students- $5

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CHAMBER MUSIC SHOWCASE CONCERT APR 17 / SUN EVE 7:30PM
Park City Community Church, located near the base of Canyons Village on Hwy 224 - 4501 Utah Hwy 224
behind the Park City Nursery, Excellent Handicap Access and Free Parking
Directions

Presenting:
Violinist Donna Fairbanks
Violist Leslie Harlow
Cellist Cheung Chau
Guitarist Jon Yerby
Clarinetist Russell Harlow
Pianist Massimiliano Frani
Pianist Hsiang John Tu


Program:
“Variations on a Theme by Mozart” by Ludwig van Beethoven, for Clarinet and Piano
“Fratres” by Arvo Part for Violin and Guitar
“Arpegionne Sonata” for Viola and Guitar by Franz Schubert

“Nocturne” in C Minor by Frederic Chopin for Clarinet and Piano
“Un Sospiro” by Franz Liszt for Solo Piano
“Quartet for Clarinet and Strings” by Wolfgang A. Mozart




Tickets Available at the Door: $20 Regular Admission, $15 for Students and Seniors 62+, Music Students Admitted Free of Charge

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KineMusic Concert of Music with Film April 19/ TUES EVE 7PM
Tower Movie Theater
876 E 900 South, Salt Lake City (Map)




Program:
“Easy Street” by Chaplin with Music of Beethoven for String Quartet and Piano, arranged and conducted by Russell Harlow
“Who is Eve?” World Premiere with Violin and Guitar, by Miroslav Loncar, film by Leslie Harlow
“Arpeggione” by Schubert, film by Harlow
“Timeless” film and music by Harlow

Featuring:
Violinists Donna Fairbanks and Rebekah Willey
Violist Leslie Harlow
Russell Harlow, Conducting
Cellist Cheung Chau

Guitarist Jon Yerby
Pianist Hsiang John Tu


This Utah performance of “KineMusic” is presented in collaboration with the Salt Lake Film Society, the Utah Classical Guitar Society and the Beethoven Festival Park City.
Four films will accompany live performances.

Tickets are $20 regular admission, $10 for Salt Lake Film Society and Utah Guitar Society members -
Tickets will be available at the Door and Online.
For more information and to purchase tickets online, visit the Salt Lake Film Society Website



BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK! April 30/ SAT AFT 4PM
PPerforming with the Bargemusic Series
at Fulton Ferry at the Base of the Brooklyn Bridge Directions

Featuring:
John Novacek, Piano
Simón Gollo, Violin
Leslie Harlow, Viola
Russell Harlow, Clarinet

Program:
"Danzas Argentinian" by Ginastera for Piano
"Tzigane (Gypsy)" for Violin and Piano by Ravel
Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano by Menotti
"Variations on a Theme by Mozart" for Clarinet and Piano by Beethoven
Monteverdi Aria "Pur ti miro" arranged for Clarinet, Viola and Piano
Gerster Sonata for Viola and Piano

Admission is free for this concert.


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About the Artists: 
Pianist John Novacek’s major American performances have been heard in New York City’s Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts’ Avery Fisher Hall and Alice Tully Hall, 92nd Street Y, Columbia University’s Miller Theater, Merkin Concert Hall, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Symphony Space, Washington’s The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Boston’s Symphony Hall, Chicago’s Symphony Center and Los Angeles’ Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Hollywood Bowl and Royce Hall, while international venues include Paris’ Theatre des Champs-Elysées, Salle Gaveau and Musée du Louvre, London’s Wigmore Hall and Barbican Centre, as well as most of the major concert halls of Japan. He is also a frequent guest artist at festivals, here and abroad, including New York City’s Mostly Mozart Festival, California’s Festival Mozaic and those of Aspen, Cape Cod, Caramoor, Chautauqua, Colorado College, Mimir, Ravinia, Seattle, SummerFest La Jolla, Wolf Trap, BBC Proms (England), Braunschweig (Germany), Lucerne, Menuhin and Verbier (Switzerland), Majorca (Spain), Sorrento (Italy), Stavanger (Norway), Toulouse (France) and Sapporo (Japan).
Often heard on radio broadcasts worldwide, John Novacek has appeared on NPR’s Performance Today, St. Paul Sunday and, as both featured guest composer/performer, on A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. He was also seen and heard on television, including The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, Entertainment Tonight and CNN International.
John Novacek is a much sought-after collaborative artist and has performed with Joshua Bell, Matt Haimovitz, Leila Josefowicz, Cho-Liang Lin, Yo-Yo Ma, Truls Mork, Elmar Oliveira and Emmanuel Pahud, and, as well as the Colorado, Harrington, Jupiter, New Hollywood, St. Lawrence, SuperNova and Ying string quartets. He also tours widely as a member of Intersection, a piano trio that includes violinist Kaura Frautschi and cellist Kristina Reiko Coooper. Mr. Novacek has also given numerous world premieres and worked closely with composers John Adams, John Harbison, Jennifer Higdon, George Rochberg, John Williams and John Zorn.
John Novacek took top prizes at both the Leschetizky and Joanna Hodges international piano competitions, among many others. He studied piano with Polish virtuoso Jakob Gimpel at California State University, Northridge, where he earned a Bachelor of Music degree, summa cum laude. Subsequently, he earned a Master of Music degree from New York City’s Mannes College of Music, where his instructors were Peter Serkin in piano and Felix Galimer in chamber music. Mr. Novacek’s coaches in composition included Frederick Werle, Aurelio de la Vega and Daniel Kessner.
John Novacek’s own compositions and arrangements have been performed by the Pacific Symphony, The 5 Browns, Concertante, Manasse/Nakamatsu Duo, Harrington String Quartet, Ying Quartet, Millennium, Quattro Mani and The Three Tenors. He has recorded over 30 CDs, encompassing solo and chamber music by most major composers from Bach to Bartók, as well as many contemporary and original scores. Mr. Novacek records for Philips, Nonesuch, Arabesque, Warner Classics, Sony/BMG, Koch International, Universal Classics, Ambassador, Pony Canyon, Four Winds, Arkay, Virtuoso and EMI Classics. CD titles include Road Movies (2004 GRAMMY nomination as “Best Chamber Music Performance”), Great Mozart Piano Works, Spanish Rhapsody, Novarags (original ragtime compositions), Classic Romance, Hungarian Sketches, Intersection, Romances et Meditations and, with Leila Josefowicz, Americana (GRAMOPHONE: “Editor’s Choice”), For the End of Time, Shostakovich and Recital (BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE: 5 stars/June 2005's chamber choice).

John Novacek is a Steinway Artist.
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Award-winning Swiss-Venezuelan violinist, Simon Gollo, earned degrees from the Conservatoire de Musique de Geneve, Switzerland and the Conservatoire Superieur et Academie de Musique Tibor Varga in Sion, Switzerland. His teachers include Gyula Stuller, Anne Bauer, and Gabor Takaçs. Mr. Gollo has also participated in masterclasses given by members of the Amadeus, Bartok, and Sine Nomine quartets as well as violin masters Alexander Kerr, Naoko Tanaka, Tibor Varga, Ana Chumachenko and Igor Bezrodny.
Gollo is the Founder and Artistic Director of the Nuevo Mundo Festival and Academy in Aruba, has a recognized career in prestigious scenarios such as the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society (Philadelphia, USA), 92Y- Kaufmann Concert Hall (NY, USA), Chamber Music Society of Detroit, National Gallery of Art (Washington DC, USA), Bolivar Hall (London, UK), Teatro Teresa Carreño (Caracas, Venezuela), Auditorio Blas Galindo, (Mexico City, Mexico). Performing with international figures such as Alessio Bax, Ricardo Morales, Paul Rosenthal, Dmitri Berlinsky, Alissa Margulis,  Monique Duphil, Jakob Koranyi, John Novacek, Marcio Carneiro, Richard Young (Member of the Vermeer Quartet).
Simon Gollo is a gifted and committed pedagogue who keeps a very busy teaching schedule. This includes invitations to teach masterclasses around the world. He is faculty member at the Summit Music Festival in New York and he is regularly invited by Professor Naoko Tanaka to the precollege department of Juilliard School of Music.
From 2012 to 2015 Simon Gollo was a member of the Dali String Quartet, and he is regularly invited by the St. Luke’s Orchestra in NY and several chamber music ensembles as Classical Jam, Camerata Nordica, International Chamber Soloists, Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio for tours and concerts given at esteemed venues such as the Carnegie hall in NYC or the Cadogan Hall (London, UK – BBC Proms Festival), among others.

In Fall 2015, Simon Gollo started working as a violin professor at New Mexico State University and became a member of La Catrina String Quartet.








 

 

Financial and In-Kind Support for the
BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL PARK CITY
provided by the following:

The Bennett Family Trust
The Summit County RAP Tax Fund
Summit County Restaurant Tax Fund
George S. and Dolores Dore´ Eccles Foundation
KBYU Classical Radio
The Utah Arts Council and
The National Endowment for the Arts
The Salt Lake County ZAP Tax Fund
Phyllis Egermeier Trust
Russell and Leslie Harlow
Eleanor Sedgwick
StorageCraft.com
The Park City Community Church
Temple Har Shalom
ReichelRecommends.com
Steinway & Sons Pianos
Daynes Music

The Park City Chamber Music Society
Board of Directors:
Annette Amendola
Russell Harlow
Leslie Harlow
Jon Scarlet
Margaret Lewis

Friends of the Festival:
Bette Scarlet, Rhea Bouman, Jan Zinn,
Russell Hoburg, Ann Fischer, Nathan Vineyard
The Festival Volunteers

Media Sponsors:
ReichelRecommends.com
Park Record Newpaper
Classical 89 Radio / Highway 89
ParkCityDaily.com
Arts Marketing Consultants

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