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Cho-Liang Lin &
Jon Kimura Parker

May 3, 2020 - 3pm

St. Mark’s Anglican Church,
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario


Beethoven Sonata No. 6 in A major,Opus 30,No.1

Prokofiev Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Opus 80


Leonard Bernstein Canon for Aaron

Lukas Foss Composer's Holiday

Brahms Scherzo from the FAE Sonata

Liszt Grand Duo Concertante, S.128

Colleagues and friends for over thirty years, Cho-Liang Lin and Jon Kimura Parker have performed together at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Seattle Chamber Music Festival, the Beijing Chamber Music Festival, and in recital series across North America and Taiwan. After their world premiere performance of the Violin Sonata by Paul Schoenfeld in Alice Tully Hall, the New York Times wrote that “Mr. Lin and Mr. Parker performed the often virtuosic piece with commitment, finishing with a bang!”

Cho-Liang Lin

Elegant, incisive and technically brilliant
— Seattle Times

Cho-Liang Lin is lauded the world over for the eloquence of his playing and for the superb musicianship that marks his performances. He is Music Director of La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest, as well as the Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival. His extensive discography includes recordings for Sony Classical, Decca, Ondine, Naxos and BIS. He plays the 1715 “Titian” Stradivarius and is Professor of Violin at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University in Houston, Texas.

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Jon Kimura Parker

Mr. Parker was an insightful, energetic soloist...the audience roared in approval.
— The New York Times

Pianist Jon Kimura Parker, an Officer of the Order of Canada, performs with major North American orchestras on a regular basis, including upcoming concertos with orchestras of New York, Chicago, and Philadelphia. He also appears in Off the Score, an experimental group with legendary Police drummer Stewart Copeland. He is Artistic Advisor of the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival and Professor of Piano at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University in Houston, Texas.

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