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Piano Quartets by Mozart and Brahms

Date & Time: Saturday August 18, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Venue: 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $20 General, $15 Seniors/Students

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Program

Mozart Piano Quartet No. 2 in E flat Major, K. 493

  1. Allegro
  2. Larghetto
  3. Allegretto

Brahms Piano Quartet No. 1 in in G minor, Op. 25

  1. Allegro
  2. Intermezzo: Allegro ma non troppo – Trio: Animato
  3. Andante con moto
  4. Rondo alla Zingarese: Presto

About the Artists

Jeremy Preston, violin

preston-jeremyJeremy Preston joined the San Francisco Opera Orchestra as Principal Second Violin in 2014. He is also the Associate Concertmaster of the Oakland East Bay Symphony. Before moving to San Francisco in 2012, he was a tenured violinist with the North Carolina Symphony for seven seasons. While in Raleigh, he was a member of the North Carolina Symphony String Quartet, Mallarme Chamber Players, and the Eastern Festival Chamber Players. Jeremy is a faculty member of the SF Community Music Center and the Eastern Music Festival. Trained at New England Conservatory, Rice University and the Cleveland Institute of Music, Jeremy’s teachers included Marylou Speaker Churchill, Lynn Chang, Kathleen Winkler, Sally Thomas and William Preucil. His chamber music coaches included Norman Fisher, Pamela and Claude Frank and members of the Cleveland Quartet and Juilliard Quartets.

Deanna Badizadegan, viola

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A native of Boston, violist Deanna Badizadegan currently studies with Kim Kashkashian at the New England Conservatory, where she is pursuing a Graduate Diploma in Viola Performance. She maintains an active performing schedule, including recent solo performances at TEDxStanford, TEDxFargo and at various recital venues in the Bay Area. An avid chamber musician, she has performed with the St. Lawrence and Borromeo String Quartets, and participated in the Perlman Music Program Chamber Music Workshop and Yellow Barn Young Artists Program. Recent orchestral engagements include concerts with the San Francisco Symphony, Eastern Sierra Symphony, East Coast Chamber Orchestra, and Sejong Soloists.

In addition to her musical studies, Deanna Badizadegan earned a M.S. in Management Science & Engineering and a B.S. in Organizational Design & Engineering from Stanford University, where she graduated both Tau Beta Pi and Phi Beta Kappa. She also holds a Professional Studies Diploma from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Her former teachers include Paul Hersh, Lesley Robertson, Jodi Levitz, and Michelle LaCourse.

Angela Lee, cello

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Since giving her Carnegie Hall debut in 1994, Angela Lee’s “amazing finesse, control and coloration” (San Francisco Chronicle) and “astonishingly rich tone” (San Francisco Examiner) has been celebrated with recitals around the world, including venues such as Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Together with her sisters, Angela is a member of The Lee Trio, an award-winning piano trio that has established itself as one of the premier chamber ensembles on the international stage. She completed her studies at The Juilliard School and Yale School of Music as a scholarship student of Aldo Parisot, and is the recipient of the Ruth T. Brooks Achievement Award for Continued Excellence in the Arts, a grant from the Foundation for American Musicians in Europe, a Fulbright scholarship to study in London with William Pleeth, the Jury Prize in the Naumburg International Cello Competition, and a cello performance fellowship from The American-Scandinavian Foundation.

Britton Day, piano

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Britton Day is a member of the accompanying staff at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the San Francisco Conservatory Preparatory Division. He performs regularly in venues around the greater Bay Area, including recent appearances in the San Francisco Symphony Chamber Series, InConcert Sierra, the Berkeley Hillside Club and at the Center for New Music. Britton received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and his Master of Music and a Professional Studies Diploma in Piano Performance from the San Francisco Conservatory.

When he is not giving recitals, Britton can be found playing for ballet classes most weekday mornings at Miss Tilly’s Ballet School, located in San Francisco’s Outer Richmond District.

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