The Outreach and Growth Fund's Front Street Productions is excited to present this concert featuring La Jolla Music Society's Fellowship Artists. Works by Ravel, Janacek, Taneyev and Schoenberg will be performed by the Aestas Trio (piano trio) and the Pelia Quartet (string quartet), without intermission. This concert is free and not to be missed! You must register to attend this open-seating concert through Eventbrite. Questions? Contact Robie Evans. Read more for artist bios and videos but first, register for your free seats while they last!.
Wynona Yinuo Wang, piano; Chinese pianist Wynona Yinuo Wang began playing piano at age 4 and studied at the prestigious Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. She earned her Performer’s Degree at Southern Methodist University and is now pursuing a degree at The Juilliard School. She made her New York debut recital at Carnegie Hall in the 2019–20 season, and has also performed at Lincoln Center, Krannert Center, and Merkin Hall, and major festivals such as Music@Menlo and the Chautauqua Institution. Watch a preview video.
Sophia Stoyanovich, violin: American violinist Sophia Stoyanovich, 26, has soloed with numerous orchestras including the Seattle Symphony at Benaroya Hall, and has performed across North America, Europe, Russia, China, and Vietnam. Based in New York City, Stoyanovich currently performs with the New York Chamber Orchestra, Symphony in C, and APEX Ensemble. In 2022 her season includes debuts with the Santa Monica Symphony, appearances at the Crocker Art Museum, Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series, and Rome Chamber Music Festival, and the release of her debut album, American Elegy. Listen to samples.
Andrew Ilhoon Byun, cello: Canadian cellist Andrew Ilhoon Byun, 23, is pursuing his Master of Music at The Juilliard School. Byun has appeared in masterclasses with Steven Isserlis, Ida Kavafian, Jian Wang, Frans Helmerson, Laurence Lesser, Thomas Riebl, Jennifer Higdon, Wen Sinn Yang, and Li-Wei Qin, among others, and has had solo performances in venues including the Mozarteum Foundation’s Wiener Saal, Jordan Hall, Galvin Recital Hall, and Weill Recital Hall. Watch Andrew perform.
Pelia Quartet formed in 2019 at the Emerson String Quartet Institute of Stony Brook University. In 2020–21, they were quartet-in-residence for the State University of New York Artist. They were recently awarded the Jeunesses Musicales Deutschland Prize at the Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition. In addition to SummerFest, this summer the quartet will perform at the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival where they will collaborate with Philip Setzer, Paul Watkins, and David Shifrin, among others. Learn more: Heejeon Ahn | Delphine Skene | Sung Jin Lee | Nathan Cottrell.
Learn more about the La Jolla Music Society's SummerFest Concert Series.
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