Notable Insight: Mozart & Debussy

FRI, FEB 25, 2022

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Join Scott Yoo as he presents a Notable Encounter Insight about Debussy's cello sonata.  In this informal, one-hour event, Scott and the musicians will discuss the history surrounding the piece, the composer's life and musical style, and perform selections from the work.

MOZART - Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, K. 493
DEBUSSY - Cello Sonata

Please note that the musicians may not perform the pieces in their entirety.
Scott Yoo, violin and host
Ben Ullery, viola
Jonah Kim, cello
Anna Polonsky, piano

Tickets start at $25. Save when you package all three February events. Call (805) 781-3009 or click here for the package!

Music Director Scott Yoo is also the Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Mexico City Philharmonic.  He is also the Host and Executive Producer of the PBS miniseries Now Hear This, the first series about classical music on American prime time TV in 50 yearsHe has led the Colorado, Dallas, Indianapolis, New World, San Francisco and Utah Symphonies, and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra in their Elliott Carter Festival and in his Carnegie Hall debut. As a violinist, Mr. Yoo has appeared as soloist with the Boston Symphony, Dallas Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, Colorado Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, New World Symphony, and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Read more about Scott here.

Ben Ullery currently serves as Assistant Principal viola of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, a position he has held since 2012. Prior to moving to LA he spent three seasons with the Minnesota Orchestra. He has recently appeared as Guest Principal with the Detroit Symphony, Australian Chamber Orchestra, and Aspen Chamber Symphony. Read more about Ben here.

Cellist Jonah Kim made his solo debut with Wolfgang Sawallisch and the Philadelphia Orchestra in 2003. The same year, he also appeared with the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, DC. Jonah graduated from the Juilliard School and the Curtis Institute in spring of 2006 at the age of 17. Read more about Jonah here.

Pianist Anna Polonsky is widely in demand as a soloist and chamber musician. She has appeared with the Moscow Virtuosi, the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, the Memphis Symphony, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, the St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, and many others. Read more about Anna here.

Fri. Feb 25 @ 5:30 pm


Venue TBA
The venue for this program will be announced.


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