STRINGS & KEYS IN CONCERT

Sunday, July 10, 2016
2:00 pm

M. Steinert & Sons
Natick Mall
1245 Worcester Street
Route 9, Natick MA

Join M. Steinert & Sons as we welcome international violinist Oana Lacatus and noted pianist Roxana Bajdechi Frizzi to the M. Steinert & Sons Performance Center at the Natick Mall, for an afternoon of classical music.  Admission to this recital is free, but seating is limited. Please click here to reserve your seat in advance.

PROGRAM

Sonata for Piano and Violin in G Major K301/293a

W.A. Mozart

  1. Allegro con spirito
  2. Allegro

Sonata No.1 for Violin and Piano in F Minor, Op.80

Prokofiev

  1. Andante assai
  2. Allegro brusco
  3. Andante
  4. Allegrissimo – Andante assai, come prima

Intermission

Sonata for Piano and Violin in G Major, Op.78

Brahms

  1. Vivace ma non troppo
  2. Adagio
  3. Allegro molto moderato

ABOUT OANA LACATUS

Violinist Oana Lacatus has performed in concert venues across Europe and the United States such as the Romanian Radio Orchestra (Bucharest), Palace of Fontainebleau (France), University of Gothenburg (Sweden), Lincoln Center (New York), and WGBH (Boston).

Oana is the recipient of many prizes which reflect her soloist and chamber music background which include the “M. Jora” grand prize and the winner of the International Chamber Music Ensemble Competition.

Oana has a great appreciation for new music and enjoys performing contemporary repertoire. She is a former member of the “Pro Contemporania” ensemble and she is also an active participant in the Boston musical scene.

Among other accomplishments Oana was a proud recipient of a full scholarship at the American Conservatory of Fontainebleau and also a full scholarship at the Boston Conservatory where she completed her education. Oana has studied along the years with Nicolae Bilciurescu (Romania), Olivier Charlier (France), Victor Romanul, Lucy Chapman and Ronan Lefkowitz (USA).

ABOUT ROXANA BAJDECHI FRIZZI

Romanian pianist Roxana Bajdechi Frizzi is the winner of more than fifteen prizes and awards, including
the Valentino Bucchi Prize (Rome, Italy), the First Prize along with the Award of the Romanian Music Critics Association at the Mihail Jora Piano Competition (Bucharest, Romania), and a Diploma of Excellency awarded by the National Radio Society of Romania. Ms. Bajdechi has performed as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician in venues such as the Glinka Philharmonic Hall in St. Petersburg (Russia), the Metropolitan Art Space in Tokyo (Japan), The Mozart Hall in Bologna (Italy), the National Radio Hall in Bucharest (Romania), the Kaye Playhouse in New York, and the Sanders Theater in Boston.

Her performances were broadcast on BBC Radio (UK), RadioTre Suite (Italy), Bartok Radio (Hungary), and the Romanian National Radio and Television. Ms. Frizzi is currently the Artistic Director of the Steinway Society of MA and teaches at the M.Steinert and Sons Piano Academy.

 

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