Pianist Mackenzie Melemed w/ Soprano Ilona Jokinen
Pianist Mackenzie Melemed and Soprano Ilona Jokinen will perform the following works:
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957): Finlandia op.26
Jean Sibelius: Våren flyktar hastigt op.13 no. 4 (J. L. Runeberg)
Jean Sibelius: Den första kyssen op. 37 no. 1 (J. L. Runeberg)
Richard Strauss (1864-1949): Allerseelen op. 10 no. 8 (H. von Gilm)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Sonata in F major op. 54
1. In Tempo dun Menuetto
Edvard Grieg (1843-1907): Jeg elsker dig! op. 5 no. 3 (H. C. Andersen)
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924): Si, mi chiamano Mimi (opera La Boheme)
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943): Six moments musicaux op. 16
The program will be followed by a coffee table reception.
Mr. Melemed is a 22-year-old pianist studying at The Juilliard School with Robert McDonald. Melemed studied Finnish at Columbia University and recently won the first prize and chamber music prize at the Maj Lind International Piano Competition in Helsinki.
Ms. Jokinen has a Masters degree in music from Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland. Her versatile repertoire ranges from baroque to contemporary music. She has won many prizes in singing competitions in Finland. She has performed as soloist with many Finnish main orchestras, at the Finnish National Opera, and the Savonlinna Opera Festival.
Nordic Hall at the Scandinavian Cultural Center (View)
206 Waltham Street
West Newton, MA 02465
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