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Laureate Series

International Violin Competition of Indianapolis
2016-2017 Laureate Series

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January 24, 2017, 7:30    SOLD OUT
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An Evening with Jazz Violinist Joel SmirnoffAn Evening with Jazz Violinist Joel Smirnoff and Friends
Co-Presented with Indiana Landmarks
Joel Smirnoff, violin
Theron Brown, piano
Conrad Jones, trumpet
Joel Negus, bass
Anthony Taddeo, drums

Indiana Landmarks Center, Cook Theater

Program:
IVCI’s annual cabaret-style evening has become a season highlight! This year’s concert features former IVCI Jury Member and Guest Conductor Joel Smirnoff. Most noted for his years with the legendary Juilliard String Quartet, Smirnoff also is a jazz violinist having performed frequently as improvising soloist with Tony Bennett. He has also been guest soloist with Gunther Schuller and the American Jazz Orchestra, as well as with the Billy Taylor Trio.

Bar and food service:

Local Cheese Platter
Local Indiana Cheeses with Mini Pesto Torte, Grapes and Crackers

Charcuterie Platter
Brandied Chicken Liver Pate, Smoking Goose Mortadella, Coppa and Salami
served with Cornichons, Tapenade Crostini and French Baguettes

Chicken and Leek Pot Pie

Dessert Plate
French Macaroons, Mini Valrohna Chocolate Mousse, Mini Fruit Tart,
Chocolate Truffles

A full cash bar will be available in addition to wine by the glass or bottle.

Tickets:
$30 General Admission | $10 Students

 

February 27, 2017, 7:30 PM    

Jaakko Kuusisto, 1994 LaureateJaakko Kuusisto, 1994 Laureate
Chih-Yi Chen, Pianist
Ronen Chamber Ensemble

Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center

Program:
Milhaud: Suite for Violin, Clarinet and Piano, Op. 157b
Kuusisto: Valo “Light” for Violin and Piano, Op. 23
Sibelius: 5 Danses Champêtres, Op. 106
Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115

Tickets:
$25 General Admission | $20 Senior(60+) | $10 Students

 

March 21, 2017, 7:30 PM    

Tessa Lark, 2014 Silver Medalist, IVCITessa Lark, 2014 Silver Medalist, IVCI
Peter Klimo, 2014 Silver Medalist, Franz Liszt International Piano Competition

Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center

Program:
Prokofiev: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in D major, Op. 94a
Telemann: Fantasia No. 7 in E-flat major, TWV 40:20
Hamelin : Étude No. 6 in D minor, “Esercizio per pianoforte, Omaggio a Domenico Scarlatti”
Kreisler: Viennese Rhapsodic Fantasietta
Liszt: Benediction de Dieu dans la solitude
Strauss: Sonata for Violin and Piano in E-flat major, Op. 18

Tickets:
$25 General Admission | $20 Senior(60+) | $10 Students

 

April 25, 2017, 7:30 PM    

Svetlin Roussev, 1998 Laureate and Chih-Yi Chen, PianistSvetlin Roussev, 1998 Laureate
Chih-Yi Chen, Pianist

Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center

Program:
Schubert: Sonatina for Violin and Piano in D major, D. 384, Op. Posth. 137
Fauré: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in A major, Op. 13
Ysaÿe: Sonata No. 2 for Violin Solo in A minor “Obsession”, Op. 27
Tchaikovsky: Mélodie in E-flat major, from Souvenir d’un lieu cher, Op. 42 No. 3
Valse Sentimentale, Op. 51, No. 6
Valse-Scherzo, Op. 34
Vladigerov: Song, Op. 21
Rhapsody “Vardar”, Op. 16

Tickets:
$25 General Admission | $20 Senior(60+) | $10 Students

 
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