Violinist Chee-Yun opens 2007-08 Distinguished Artist Recital Series

Chee-YunInternationally acclaimed violinist and Artist in Residence Chee-Yun opens the Meadows School of the Arts’ 2007-08 Distinguished Artist Recital Series Oct. 28. Her performance begins at 3 p.m. in Caruth Auditorium, Owen Arts Center.

Known for her romanticism and flawless technique, Chee-Yun has performed with orchestras including the New York Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, London Philharmonic, L’Orchestre de Paris and National Symphony under such conductors as Hans Graf, James DePriest, Jesus Lopez-Cobos, Michael Tilson Thomas, Krzysztof Penderecki and Pinchas Zukerman.

Her career highlights include appearances at the Kennedy Center’s “Salute to Slava” gala honoring Mstislav Rostropovich, the Mostly Mozart Festival, the Pacific Music Festival, the inaugural concert at the Danny Kaye Playhouse in New York City and the U.S. premiere of Penderecki’s Sonata No. 2 with pianist Barry Douglas at the Kennedy Center. An active recording artist, her most recent project is a recording of Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with Douglas and cellist Andrés Díaz, an international recording artist and Meadows associate professor of cello.

Tickets are $7 for faculty and staff. For more information, contact the Meadows Ticket Office, 8-2787 (8-ARTS).