Hispanic Heritage

October 31, 2004

 

Piazzola, OBLIVION
violin, cello and piano

Granados - Kreisler, "SPANISH DANCE"
violin and piano

Granados-Cassado, INTERMEZZO from the Opera
Goyescas
cello and piano

Gaspar Cassado, PIANO TRIO
violin, cello and piano
Allegro risoluto, Tempo moderato e pesante, Recitativo and Rondo

 

Jose Raul Bernardo SILENT WING
viola and piano

Joaguin Turina
PIANO QUARTET opus 67 in A minor
violin, viola, piano and cello
I : Lento, Andante Mosso, Lento
II: Vivo
III: Andante, Allegro molto, Allegretto

Chameleon’s Performers

Violinist Felicia Moye has performed with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Trio Latino, as first violinist with the award winning Miami String Quartet and with Yo Yo Ma and Edgar Meyer. The New York Times has called her playing “fiery...spontaneous and elegant.” Ms. Moye has served as concertmaster with Orpheus, Santa Fe Opera, Honolulu Symphony and the San Francisco Symphony. She has recorded for the Pyramid and Klavier labels. As a soloist, she has appeared with many orchestras throughout the United States and Europe including the New World Symphony and the Houston Symphony. She currently serves as Associate Professor of Violin, first violinist of Quartet Oklahoma and Concertmaster of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra.

Richard Fleischman, one of today's most distinguished violists, has been acknowledged by critics for his "expert and sensitive performances," "satiny tone" and "his commanding leadership." Born in New York and educated at the Juilliard School and the Curtis Institute of Music, Mr. Fleischman has appeared as soloist with numerous orchestras in the United States and Europe. He was awarded the 1988 Windsor Prize by Leonard Bernstein and has performed around the world on television, radio and recording as soloist and chamber musician. He is principal violist of the Santa Fe Opera and has performed with the San Francisco Symphony and Philadelphia Orchestra. For the past 9 years he has served as Professor of Viola at the New World School of the Arts in Miami, and is artistic director and conductor of the Renaissance Chamber Orchestra.

Iris van Eck, cello, a native of Holland, studied at the Royal Conservatory in the Hague with Jean Decroos & Rene van Ast before moving to the United States where she studied with Raya Garbousova. She also studied at Master classes with Paul and Maude Tortellier, William Pleeth and Lyn Harrel. She has appeared as a soloist with various orchestras in the U.S. & in Europe. In January 2003 a dream was fulfilled when she was appointed as principal cellist for the Florida Grand Opera Orchestra (after resigning from the Florida Philharmonic), at the same time starting the successfull "Chameleon Chamber music series at the Leiser Opera center". Her cello is an old French instrument made by Bernardel Pere

Anne Louise-Turgeon, piano, enjoys a busy career as soloist, chamber musician, and pedagogue. She teaches at Florida Atlantic University together with her husband Ed; with whom she also performs and records as part of “Duo Turgeon”.She has performed in hundreds of concerts on several continents, including appearances with many noted instrumentalists. As a soloist, she has taken prizes and awards in the Canadian Music Competition, the Sydney International Piano Competition and the Cleveland International Competition. In recognition of her talents as a soloist, she received a Government of Canada Award for Special Achievement in the Arts.