Lowry Hill Chamber Players
SUNDAY, September 22, 3:00 pm
Members of the Minnesota Orchestra and the Chiarina Piano Quartet combine for a program of beloved chamber music works.
No admission charge; a goodwill offering will be taken. Please join us for a reception following the concert!
The Lowry Hill Chamber Players: Mary Budd Horozaniecki, Violin; and Richard Marshall, Viola; Sachiya Isomura, Cello; Robert Anderson, Double Bass; and David Viscoll, Piano
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
Sonata No. 5 in F Major, “Spring,” Op. 24
Mary Budd Horozaniecki, violin; David Viscoli, piano
Gioacchino Rossini (1792–1868)
Sonata No. 1 in G Major
Mary Budd Horozaniecki, violin; Richard Marshall, violin; Sachiya Isomura, cello; Robert Anderson, bass
Franz Schubert (1797–1828)
Piano Quintet in A Major, “Trout,” Op. Post. 114, D. 667
Mary Budd Horozaniecki, violin; Richard Marshall, viola; Sachiya Isomura, cello; Robert Anderson, double bass; David Viscoli, piano
About the Performers
MARY BUDD HOROZANIECKI, Violin has appeared nationally as a soloist and in collaboration with chamber ensembles and orchestras. Also a champion of contemporary music, she has performed and recorded numerous world premieres including works by Phillip Rhodes and pianist/composer Donald Betts on Inscape and Centaur labels. She serves as concertmaster for the Masterworks Orchestra associated with the Masterworks Chorale of Minnesota conducted by Dr. Peter Hendrickson.
She is a two-time fellowship winner at the Blossom Festival School and has studied at the Meadowmount School of Music. She is a graduate of Indiana University where she studied with the late Josef Gingold. Mary also mentored with Margaret Pardee of the Juilliard School, Emily Austin of the Detroit Symphony and Menahem Pressler of the Beaux Arts Trio. A frequent master class presenter and guest artist at colleges and universities, Mary currently holds the title Senior Lecturer in Music at Carleton College and teaches at Augsburg and Macalester Colleges in Minnesota. Her violin is a Ferdinandus Gagliano, made in Naples, 1753.
RICHARD MARSHALL, Viola has been Co-Principal Violist of the Minnesota Orchestra since 1984. He earned a master’s degree from NorthernIllinoisUniversity as a member of the Vermilion Quartet. Trained first as a violinist, he studied with Itzhak Perlman, Dorothy DeLay, and Donald Weilerstein. He attended the Banff Centre of Fine Arts, the Aspen Center of Advanced Quartet Studies and the Aspen Music Festival.
SACHIYA ISOMURA, Cello began playing piano and violin at the age of three and cello at nine, later studying at Toho School of Music in Tokyo and at The Juilliard School in New York. Prior to joining the Minnesota Orchestra in 1979, he played with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. He performed at the First International Cello Congress in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1997 and has also been invited by Seiji Ozawa to perform in the Saito Kinen Orchestra. He currently serves on the faculty of NorthwesternCollege. He plays a cello made by Paolo Testore, Milan, Italy, in 1728.
ROBERT ANDERSON, Double Bass has been a member of the Minnesota Orchestra double bass section since 1974, arriving in the Twin Cities just as the new Orchestra Hall was opening. His educational background includes study at BostonUniversity, a Bachelor of Music degree from IndianaUniversity and a Master of Music degree from Catholic University of America. In 1969 he was awarded a Fulbright Grant for study in Munich, Germany, where he studied with Prof. Franz Ortner at the Hochscule für Musik. Prior to coming the Minnesota Orchestra, he performed with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, the Richmond Symphony and the United States Army Band in Washington, D.C. He teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, the MacPhailCenter for Music, and NormandaleCommunity College.
DAVID VISCOLI, Piano has performed extensively as a soloist and chamber musician in the United States, Canada, Europe, Central America, and Asia. Performances of note include guest artist recitals at the National Theatre in Panama City, Panama, the National University of Arts and the Japanese Embassy in Taiwan, Chung-AngUniversity in Korea, and the Palais Corbelli in Vienna, Austria.
He attended the InterlochenArtsAcademy as a student of Charles Asche and earned his Bachelor of Music degree in Piano at the University of Texas at Austin where he studied with Danielle Martin. He then attended the University of Southern California where he received his Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Piano Performance as a student of John Perry. He is currently Professor of Piano at MinnesotaStateUniversity, Mankato, where he recently received the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award.