Philadelphia Orchestra Concertmaster Trust Debut

Philadelphia Orchestra Concertmaster Trust Debut

Information provided by Lancaster Trust Center.

The Trust will be closing out another successful season on April 30th with premier performances by David Kim & Friends.  Concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra, award-winning violinist, David Kim will make his Trust debut this season.  Performing with Kim is award-winning local pianist, Chistopher Shih, and section leaders of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Che-Hung Chen, viola, Joseph Conyers, bass, and Yumi Kendall, cello.  This memorable event will feature a performance of Franz Schubert’s legendary Trout Quintet.

David Kim was the only American to win a prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 1986, where he got sixth prize. Since 1999, he has been the concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra. He has played with the All-Star Orchestra, run by Music Director Gerard Schwarz. Kim is an active musician, performing with orchestras in DallasPittsburghSacramentoKorea, and Moscow.

Physician and pianist Christopher Shih has a remarkable dual career as both full-time practicing physician and actively concertizing pianist. Hailed by the New York Times as “an intelligent and thoughtful musician” with “effortless performances” and “consummate control,”he has performed in major venues in over a dozen countries around the globe, including France, Germany, Austria, Hungry, Taiwan, Canada and multiple cities in the United States.

Outstanding musicians, members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, “are committed to excellence both on and off stage”, as they travel around the world performing. These members also serve their local community by “encouraging music-making as a way of improving the quality of life”.

There will be two performances, April 30th at 3 and 7:30 PM. Tickets are $25; $12.50 for Students with ID. Group, senior, and veteran discounts are available. A dessert reception with the artists will follow. For tickets and more information, call (717) 208.7835 or visit Lancaster Trust.com.