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  • Chamber Music Master Class

    September 26, 2016, 4:30 pm
    Mixon Hall

    Caroline Stinson, cello, guest artist
  • Lecture: Music Theory Colloquium

    September 27, 2016, 12:30 pm
    Studio 226

    Bad Music and Bad Musicians
    Dr. Timothy Cutler
    The greatness of renowned composers and performers is easily taken for granted unless we spend some time at the other end of the talent spectrum.
  • Faculty Recital: Boulez Legacy Series

    September 28, 2016, 8:00 pm
    Mixon Hall

    THE BOULEZ LEGACY
    Boulez the Friend and Teacher

    Carolyn Warner & Friends XIII

    Carolyn Gadiel Warner, piano
    Daniel Shapiro, piano
    Franklin Cohen, clarinet
    Mari Sato, violin
    Brian Thornton, cello
    Victor Beyens, violin, student artist
    James Umble, alto/soprano saxophone, guest artist

CIM faculty in recital "fit together seamlessly"

December 11, 2013

“From the moment Ivan Zenatý and Sandra Shapiro walked onstage at Mixon Hall on Wednesday night, it was clear that the audience was in for something special,” begins a Cultured Cleveland review, authored by longtime journalist and cultural writer Frank Kuznik.

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The December 4 Faculty Recital is the first time Zenatý and Shapiro have performed together at CIM and was Zenaty’s Cleveland debut, as well. The recital came just days after the duo returned from a series of six concert dates in the U.S. and Europe.

Calling the artists “the picture of sophisticated elegance” as they took the stage before a nearly full house, which included many appreciative students, Kuznik is quick to add that “their music was even more impressive” (than their formal wear).

“The caliber of the music they play together is world-class, though in some ways their recital was equally interesting as a demonstration of how to play duets,” the review continues. “He and Shapiro have distinct voices that fit together seamlessly when they play, matching surges of expression and nuances of phrasing and tone, or opening up space for each other to dash off a dazzling line. Their sound is airtight and commanding, with sharp, precise beginnings and endings on every piece.”

Zenaty & Shapiro Bow, Dec. 4 (2013 CIM/Leigh-Anne Dennison, photographer)

The review elaborates on the precision and artist execution of each piece performed, as well as noting the audience’s exuberant response–prompting four encores.

To read more of Kuznik’s review, visit the Cultured Cleveland blog.


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