Heifetz Videos of the Week
Heifetz Ensemble In Residence [HEIR] cellist Coleman Itzkoff performs “Spins and Spells,” captured against the backdrop of the Staunton Augusta Art Center gallery.
Heifetz Ensemble In Residence [HEIR] violinist Noelle Naito performs the solo Rhapsody No. 1 by the contemporary composer Jessie Montgomery, which “draws effortlessly on wildly varying registers and influences.”
Violinist Angela (Sin Ying) Chan and pianist Beilin Han perform the opening movement of the Violin Concerto No. 5 (“Turkish”) by Mozart.
Chad Hoopes performs two of the most well known works by Fritz Kreisler, and shares his thoughts on the character of the music by the master violinist and composer.
Artist Lyndi Angermeier’s paintings provide the perfect backdrop to Julia Angelov’s performance of by Eugène Ysaÿe’s Sonata No. 3 in D minor, “Ballade” at Staunton-Augusta Arts Center
“This is one of the most joyful pieces of Dvořák to me… In this piece I hear the joy of the first thaw. That we can start moving again and life starts blossoming.“ – Bassist Sam Suggs
A glimmer of hope in the otherwise mournful Adagio makes this a fitting piece for out times, as Heifetz Institute Ensemble in Residence members Jared Blajian and Jingxuan Zhang play von Weber’s Adagio & Rondo
Heifetz Ensemble in Residence (HEIR) members Julia Angelov and Yezu Woo, violin, Matt Cohen, viola, and Coleman Itzkoff, cello, perform the String Quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96, the “American” quartet by Antonín Dvořák.
Violinist Julia Angelov, a member of the Heifetz Ensemble in Residence program, and pianist Miki Aoki perform the “Sonatensatz” by Johannes Brahms, a work originally composed for the Hungarian violinist Joseph Joachim
Staunton’s storied musical past and vital present come together through a century old organ in a performance of The Bagatelles Op. 47 by Antonín Dvořák
The Heifetz Ensemble in Residence (HEIR) marks the return of live performances to Staunton with a stunning interpretation of Mozart’s landmark first movement of the “Dissonance” Quartet.
Heifetz faculty member Mark Kaplan kicked off the Grand Finale of Heifetz2017 by leading an all-star ensemble in a fiery performance of Vivaldi’s Concerto in B minor for four violins. Bravissimo!