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Live Concerts


Event Date: 
Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 8:00pm

TIME & LOCATION: 8pm, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus

ARTISTS: Department of Music & Dance Professor Gilles Vonsattel, piano, with guests Frank Huang, violin & Sophie Shao, cello

Gilles Vonsattel, Naumburg Competition winner, has performed with the Boston and San Francisco Symphony Orchestras, Staatskapelle Halle, L’orchestra de chamber de Genève, L’orchestra symphonique de Quèbec and at these Festivals: Bard, Kfar Blum, Warsaw’s Chopin and Davos. He performs and tours with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

Frank Huang, concertmaster of the Houston Symphony and a Naumburg Prize winner, is on the faculty of the Shepherd School of Music, Rice University.

Sophie Shao, top prize winner at the Rostropovich and Tchaikovsky competitions, has performed with the Chamber Society of Lincoln, and the BBC Concert and American Symphony Orchestras. She is on the faculty at Vassar College and Bard Conservatory of Music.

MUSIC: Trios by Haydn, Schumann & Brahms

TICKETS: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public; free for UMass music majors & minors. Available at the Fine Arts Center Box Office, 413 545 2511 or at