WILLIAMSTOWN -- The Williams College Department of Music presents violinist Miriam Fried and pianist Jonathan Biss in concert on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 8 p.m. in Chapin Hall on the Williams College campus.
Fried begins the evening with the Violin Sonata by Leos Janacek. Biss then joins Fried on stage for Robert Schumann's poetic Sonata for Violin and Piano in D minor, op. 121. Finishing off the program is Sonata for Violin and Piano in G major, op. 96 by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Biss will be performing this concert on the college's Bösendorfer Imperial grand piano. In recent years, Biss and Fried have each devoted a portion of their schedules to performing together. Both are enthusiastic chamber musicians. Biss is widely regarded for his artistry, musical intelligence and deeply felt interpretations, winning international recognition for his orchestral, recital, and chamber music performances and for his award-winning recordings. Fried has been heralded for her "fiery intensity and emotional depth" (Musical America) as well as for her technical mastery. Her supreme blend of artistry and musicianship continues to inspire audiences worldwide.
This free event is open to the public.
For info: music.williams.edu, 413-597-3146.