Artist Bios

Lowell Liebermann, Artistic Director

Lowell Liebermann is one of America's most frequently performed and recorded living composers. He has written over one hundred thirty works in all genres, several of which have gone on to become standard repertoire for their instruments. His Sonata for Flute and Piano and his Gargoyles for piano are among the most frequently performed contemporary works for their instruments; each of them has been recorded twenty times to date on compact disc...

William Hobbs, pianist

Pianist William Hobbs has appeared as recitalist, soloist with orchestras and collaborative pianist with ensembles and singers throughout Europe, Asia and America. As chamber musician, he has collaborated with many of today’s top performers...

Bella Hristova, violin

 Acclaimed for her passionate, powerful performances, beautiful sound, and compelling command of her instrument, violinist Bella Hristova is a young musician with a growing international career. The Strad has praised, “Every sound she draws is superb,” and The Washington Post noted that she is “a player of impressive power and control...”   

Yoonah Kim, clarinet

 Rapidly earning recognition as a young artist of uncommon musical depth and versatility, clarinetist Yoonah Kim is a winner of the 2016 Concert Artists Guild International Competition. The first solo clarinetist to win CAG in nearly 30 years, this Korean-Canadian artist joins the ranks of prominent solo clarinetists discovered by CAG, including David Shifrin, Michael Collins, and David Krakauer...

Dmitri Atapine, cello

 Described as a cellist whose “playing is highly impressive throughout" (The Strad), DMITRI ATAPINE has appeared at leading venues such as Alice Tully Hall, Zankel and Weill Halls at Carnegie Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, and the National Auditorium of Spain. He has performed with The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and is a frequent guest at festivals including Music@Menlo, Chamber Music Northwest, La Musica Sarasota, Cactus Pear, Pacific Music Festival, Aldeburgh, and Aix-en-Provence.Mr. Atapine's multiple awards include top prizes at the Carlos Prieto International Cello, and the Premio Vittorio Gui chamber competitions...

Dimitri Murrath, viola

 Born in Brussels, Belgian-American violist Dimitri Murrath had made his mark as a soloist on the international scene, performing regularly in venues including Jordan Hall and the Kennedy Center in the United States, Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room and Royal Festival Hall in London, Tokyo's Kioi Hall, the National Auditorium in Madrid, and Theatre de la Ville in Paris. His first solo album, "Beginnings" was released in the fall of 2017 and features the viola music of Henri Vieuxtemps, Clarke and Hindemith... 

Hyeyeon Park, piano

 Selected as Artist of the Year by the Seoul Arts Center, Hyeyeon Park has been described as a pianist "with power, precision, and tremendous glee" (Gramophone). She has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician on major concert stages in the United States, Korea, Japan, Italy, Germany, Austria, England, Mexico, Spain and Australia, performing with orchestras such as the Seoul Philharmonic, KNUA Symphony, Incheon Philharmonic, Gangnam Symphony and Seoul Festival Orchestra, among others... 

Alison Bolshoi, mezzo-soprano

 Alison Bolshoi fulfills the Wagner and Verdi repertoire with a vocal radiance and lyricism seldom heard in dramatic voices. Her insightful interpretation of each character makes her presence onstage mesmerizing. Ms. Bolshoi made her debut at La Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, in a concert featuring excerpts from Strauss’ Guntram, Reyer’s Sigurd, and Schillings’ Mona Lisa...