Artist series welcomes American Chamber Players
WILMORE, KY—Artist Series welcomes the American Chamber Players Friday, Nov. 10 in Hughes Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis.
A reception in the Z.T. Johnson cafeteria will immediately follow the performance.
Miles Hoffman formed The American Chamber Players in 1985. The ensemble performs a repertoire ranging from familiar masterpieces to neglected gems and newly commissioned American works. They have toured throughout North America and Paris. They have been heard on National Public Radio’s “Performance Today” and on local radio stations throughout the United States. They are the visiting artists in residence at the Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach, Florida, and the resident ensemble of the June Chamber Festival at the Kreeger Museum in Washington, D.C.
The American Chamber Players have recorded music of Mozart, Bruch, Bloch, Stravinsky, Harbison and Rochberg for a series of compact discs distributed internationally on the Koch International Classics label.
Pianist Jean-Louis Haguenauer is professor of piano at the Indiana University School of Music in Bloomington. Violist Miles Hoffman is founder and artistic director of The American Chamber Players. Cellist Alberto Parrini has performed throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia. Violinist Lisa Shihoten is a chamber musician, recitalist and teacher in Princeton, New Jersey. Flutist Sara Stern is a recitalist and chamber musician.
The American Chamber Players will offer a free pre-concert demonstration and discussion on Friday at 3-3:50 p.m. in Hughes Auditorium.