Guest pianist, cellist to perform at Ripon College

The husband-and-wife team of Jeewon Park and Edward Arron will perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 31 in C. J. Rodman Center for the Arts on the Ripon College campus. The performance is presented as part of the Chamber Music and Jazz at Ripon series.

Program selections are Introduction and Polonaise Brillante for Piano and Cello, Opus 3, and Sonata in g minor for Cello and Piano, Opus 65, by Frédéric Chopin; Suite No. 1 in G Major for Solo Cello, BWV 1007, by J.S. Bach; and “Estampes” for Solo Piano, by Claude Debussy.

parkTicket prices for the concert at Ripon College are $15 for adults; $12 for senior citizens and Ripon College faculty and staff; $8 for students 18 and younger; and free for Ripon College students. For more ticket information, call Jean Hooker at (920) 748-8791.

Park, a Korean-born pianist, has been praised for her “deeply reflective playing” and “infectious exuberance.” She is rapidly garnering the attention of audiences for her dazzling technique and poetic lyricism. She performs in major concert halls across the United States and Korea, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Hall, the 92nd Street Y, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Kravis Center and Seoul Arts Center in Korea.

Park has been heard in numerous live broadcasts on National Public Radio and New York’s Classical Radio Station, WQXR, as well as national broadcasts on Korean television.

arronArron, a cellist, is noted for his elegant musicianship, impassioned performances and creative programming. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, he appears in recital, as a soloist with orchestras, and as a chamber musician throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.

In the spring of 2013, he completed a 10-year residency as artistic director of the critically acclaimed Metropolitan Museum Artists in Concert, and in 2009 succeeded Charles Wadsworth as the artistic director, host, and resident performer of the Musical Masterworks concert series in Old Lyme, Conn.

Arron has served on the faculty of New York University since 2009 and has toured and recorded as a member of MOSAIC, an ensemble dedicated to contemporary music.


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