Date & Time: Saturday June 13, 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $20 General, $15 Seniors/Students
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonata in B Flat, K. 454
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 10, in G, Op. 96
About the Artists
Daniel Lewin has performed extensively throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. He has had an unusually diverse career as a soloist, chamber musician, concertmaster and teacher. Mr. Lewin began his musical training at the age of six, studying piano with Edmund Arkus and violin with Benno Rabinof. For three years he studied with Giorgio Ciompi at Duke University before receiving his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from The Juilliard School as a scholarship student of Joseph Fuchs. He made his European recital debut at the Festival de Boulogne-sur-Gesse in Southern France. Daniel Lewin has held the position of Concertmaster with the Symphony of the United Nations, Solisti New York, the Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia, Charleston Symphony, Nevada Symphony, West Virginia Symphony, and Cedar Rapids Symphony. He made his Carnegie Hall concerto debut with the New York Youth Symphony. He has also played with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the Brooklyn Philharmonic, the Houston Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, the Spoleto Festival in both Charleston, S.C. and Spoleto Italy and toured Greece as a member of the American Symphony Orchestra. In addition, he has performed at the festivals of Cabrillo (California), Casals (Puerto Rico), Grand Tetons (Wyoming), Lancaster (Ohio), Chautauqua (N.Y.), Skaneateles (N.Y.), Bear Lake (Idaho), and Deer Valley (Utah). Daniel Lewin was Professor of Violin and Viola at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and in addition to teaching both undergraduates and graduate music students, he also served as the Concertmaster of the Nevada Symphony and was a founding member of the Nevada Fine Arts Trio. He also spent a season as Visiting Artist in Residence of Violin at the University of Memphis where he was also a member of the Pyramid String Trio. Mr. Lewin was also the Concertmaster of the West Virgina Symphony and first violinist of the Montclaire String Quartet. His teaching credentials also include the College of Charleston, S.C., and the Eastern Music Festival in Greensboro, N.C. Mr. Lewin currently resides in the East Bay, where he teaches privately, performs in various chamber ensembles, and is the Director of the Trinity Chamber Concert Series.
Dmitriy Cogan began music studies at the age of six at the Central Music School before moving to the U.S. and settling in San Francisco in 1974. He studied conducting at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and continued piano studies with Vladimir Pleshakov and Maria Cysic. In 1979, he moved to New York to study with Martin Canin at the Juilliard School, where he received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees. Mr. Cogan has performed publicly since age nine in Moscow. His American debut was in 1975 with the Peninsula Symphony in San Mateo, California. In 1981-1983, he was a prizewinner in competitions in New York, Cincinnati and Cleveland. In 1988, Mr. Cogan gave his New York recital debut at Carnegie Hall to favorable reviews and has since appeared in recitals throughout the Northeast and California.