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April 2002 Concert

The Pro-Mozart Society of Atlanta's April 2002 concert featured Christiane Edinger, Violinist accompanied by Cary Lewis, Pianist.


Christiane Edinger and Cary Lewis presented the following program:

"Sonata" in E Minor, K. 304 for piano and violin by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

"Partita Number 2" in D-Minor violin solo by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

"Sonata, Opus 25" for piano and violin by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

"Larghetto, Opus 75" from the Romantic Pieces by Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)

"Tzigane" by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)


Artists' Biographies

Christiane Edinger

Born in Berlin, Germany, Ms. Edinger began her violin studies at the age of five and continued at the Berlin Hochschule fuer Music with Vittorio Brero, in Switzerland with Nathan Milstein, and the Juilliard School with Joseph Fuchs.

Ms. Edinger made her debut with the Berlin Philharmonic at the age of 19 playing the Mendelssohn Concerto. She has been featured in many festivals, including London’s Kenwood with the English Sinfonia, the Casals Festival in Puerto Rico, Carmel’s Bach Festival, and festivals in Venice, Vienna, Warsaw, Prague, and Berlin. Edinger has toured extensively as a recitalist and recently has formed two chamber music groups: the Apollo Trio and the Edinger String Quartet.

Her recordings include Penderecki’s First Violin Concerto with the composer conducting, as well as the complete solo sonatas and partitas of J. S. Bach, and all of Mozart’s violin concertos. Conductors with whom Christiane has worked include Sir Neville Marriner, Christoph Eschenback, Stanislw Skrowaczewski, and Kurt Masur. The diversity of her repertoire has been the hallmark of her career, which takes her regularly to Europe, the US, Russia, South America, and the Far East.

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Cary Lewis

Cary Lewis is in constant demand as a collaborative pianist for soloists and chamber music groups. He joins William Preucil (concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra) and Dorothy Lewis as members of the Lanier Trio, which recently was featured on NPR’s Saint Paul Sunday broadcast. With degrees from the University of North Texas as well as a doctorate and Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music, he was a Fulbright scholar for two years in Vienna.

He has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Library of Congress, the White House, the Kennedy Center, Wigmore Hall in London, the National Philharmonic in Warsaw, and other music capitals of the US and Europe. Dr. Lewis is on the faculty of Georgia State University in Atlanta and has participated in festivals in Montana, Colorado, Michigan, Hawaii, and Turkey as well as Australia, SE Asia, and South America.


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