Jeewon Park & Edward Arron Performing Artists in Residence Concert at The Clark

Date: November 21, 2021
Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm


Pricing: Cost: $25 nonmembers/$20 Clark members. Free for all students with a valid student ID. All ticket sales are nonrefundable. Registration and proof of COVID vaccination are required. All guests must wear masks during the performance.
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The Clark
225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267

Jeewon Park (piano) and Edward Arron (cello), co-artistic directors of the Performing Artists in Residence series at the Clark return to resume their popular concert series, now in its ninth year. Enjoy a Sunday afternoon as the duo perform a special program of music for piano and cello:
Mendelssohn: Sonata in B-flat Major for Cello and Piano, Opus 45
Arvo Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel (1978)
Rachmaninoff: Sonata in g minor for Cello and Piano, Opus 19
Korean-born pianist Jeewon Park has garnered the attention of audiences around the world for her dazzling technique and poetic lyricism. Since making her debut at the age of 12 performing Chopin’s First Concerto with the Korean Symphony Orchestra, Ms. Park has performed in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Hall, and the Seoul Arts Center in Korea. An avid chamber musician, she has performed at prominent festivals throughout the world, including the Spoleto USA, the Emilia-Romagna Festival (Italy), the Music Alp in Courchevel (France), and the Kusatsu Summer Music Festival (Japan). Ms. Park is a graduate of The Juilliard School and Yale University, where she was awarded the Dean Horatio Parker Prize. She holds the DMA degree from SUNY Stony Brook.
Cellist Edward Arron has garnered recognition worldwide for his elegant musicianship, impassioned performances, and creative programming. Mr. Arron tours and records as a member of the renowned Ehnes Quartet, and appears regularly at the Caramoor International Music Festival, where he has been a resident performer and curator of chamber music concerts for more than twenty-five years. He appears in recital, as a soloist with major orchestras, and as a chamber musician throughout North America, Europe and Asia and is the artistic director and host of the acclaimed Musical Masterworks concert series in Old Lyme, Connecticut. A graduate of the Juilliard School, he has participated in Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Project as well as Isaac Stern’s Jerusalem Chamber Music Encounters. Mr. Arron is on the faculty at University of Massachusetts Amherst.
In January 2021, the couple's recording of Beethoven’s Complete Works for Cello and Piano was released on the Aeolian Classics Record Label and received the Samuel Sanders Collaborative Artists Award from the Classical Recording Foundation.
The concert is presented without intermission. Please note that patrons will not be seated after the performance begins. A reception immediately follows the presentation.
This performance is presented through the generous support of Mela and Paul Haklisch. Jeewon Park performs on a Steinway & Sons piano, provided through a special arrangement with the firm.

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