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Heifetz Hear & Now 2023-24: Zlatomir Fung

November 5, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Heifetz Institute presents Hear & Now – a chamber music concert series at Mary Baldwin University’s Francis Auditorium in Staunton, Virginia. This concert, titled A Night At the Opera features award winning cellist and Heifetz Institute alum Zlatomir Fung with pianist Jessica X. Osborne.

2PM Pre-concert Conversation | 3PM Concert
Complimentary coffee served at intermission courtesy of Crucible Coffee
Artist Meet & Greet Reception immediately following the performance w/ light seasonal refreshments provided

Francis Auditorium @ Mary Baldwin University
227 E. Frederick Street Staunton, VA
Free parking available both at MBU lots and on East Frederick Street (see a campus map here)

Program to include:
Beethoven: 7 Variations on Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen from Mozart’s Magic Flute, WoO 46
Servais: Fantaisie et Variations sur des motifs de l’opéra La Fille du Régiment de Donizetti, Op. 16
Janáček: Pohádka (Fairy Tale)
Janáček (arr. Zlatomir Fung): Fantasy of Jenufa (WORLD PREMIERE)
Shostakovich: Sonata for Cello & Piano in D minor, Op. 40

Series Pass: $100
Individual Tickets
: $25

Free Admission for MBU Students
$5 tickets for all other students
(must register in advance & present valid student ID at the door)

Free Admission for Children 12 and under

*Series Pass Holders may attend exclusive behind-the-scenes extras for the series, including a “Manuscripts, Music, & Creativity” session with the Borromeo Quartet, featuring an open rehearsal and discussion of the concert program. 

Groups welcome – please email tickets@heifetzinstitute.org to inquire about group rates.

Zlatomir Fung

The first American in four decades and youngest musician ever to win First Prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition Cello Division, Zlatomir Fung is poised to become one of the preeminent cellists of our time. Astounding audiences with his boundless virtuosity and exquisite sensitivity, the 23-year-old has already proven himself to be a star among the next generation of world-class musicians. A recipient of the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship 2022 and a 2020 Avery Fisher Career Grant, Fung’s impeccable technique demonstrates mastery of the canon and exceptional insight into the depths of contemporary repertoire. LEARN MORE

Jessica X. Osborne

Jessica Xylina Osborne, a native of San Antonio, Texas, has been playing the piano since she was four years old. She has enjoyed an illustrious and diverse career in music. She pursues ambitious projects that reflect creativity in programming with the goal of bringing awareness to social justice issues. She enjoys presenting programs that pair well- known audience favorites with music being written today, in addition to performing works written by composers who have historically been underrepresented or marginalized within the classical music canon. LEARN MORE

This concert is sponsored by:

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November 5, 2023
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Francis Auditorium
227 East Frederick Street
Staunton, VA 24401 United States
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