Chestertown, MD, January 6, 2003 — The 51st season of the Washington College Concert Series welcomes violin virtuoso Jennifer Koh to the College's Tawes Theatre, Gibson Performing Arts Center on Friday, January 17, 2003. The concert begins at 8 p.m.
Single tickets at the door are $15.00 for adults and $5.00 for youth and students.
Jennifer Koh has dazzled audiences with her artistry, virtuosity and musicality, and has been recognized by critics for exceptional technique, effortless style and stage presence beyond her years. Her repertoire ranges from classic works by Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Bartok and Paganini to modern concertos by Russian composer Andrey Eshpai and Finnish composer Uuno Klami.
Born in Chicago, Koh is a graduate of Oberlin College and the Oberlin Conservatory. She currently studies with Jaime Laredo of Philadelphia's Curtis Institute. Since 1995, when she won the International Tchaikovsky Competition, Koh has performed with numerous conductors and orchestras around the world, but she is also an accomplished recitalist, performing at numerous festivals and music centers. Koh's latest CD, Solo Chaconnes, was released in 2001 by Cedille Records.
For ticket information and a 2002-2003 Washington College Concert Series season brochure, call 410-778-7839. Season tickets are available for $50.00 per person, and individual tax-deductible patron sponsorships begin at $75.00. Season tickets can be purchased by check or money order through the mail from the Washington College Concert Series, 300 Washington Avenue, Chestertown, MD 21620-1197.