Thursday, January 19, 2017

FREE CONCERT THIS SUNDAY @ CHATHAM CHURCH

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WHEN: Sunday, January 22, 1 PM
WHERE:
Ogden Memorial Presbyterian Church, 286 Main Street, Chatham
ADMISSION: Free will donation

The Concerts on Main series presents pianist Eunbi Kim in a special 1pm performance). This 35-minute concert is designed to resonate with listeners of all ages and backgrounds. Ms. Kim performs accessible classical and contemporary works: Mozart’s sublime Sonata No. 13 in B-flat Major, K. 333 and Fred Hersch’s genre-bending 2014 work Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky.  Kim will soon release this virtuosic piece—which is influenced by Mozart, ragtime and jazz, among other genres—on Albany Records.

New York City-based pianist Eunbi Kim has carved a niche as a classical and contemporary pianist who creates adventurous concert programs and interdisciplinary performances. Recent highlights include concerts at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center. Her performance piece, “Murakami Music,” has been presented at Symphony Space (NYC), Asia Society Texas Center (TX), Georgetown University (DC), and was featured in a special documentary produced by NHK, Japan’s public broadcasting organization. Eunbi made her European orchestral debut with “I Solisti di Perugia” in Italy, and has also performed solo and chamber programs in venues such as the National Museum of Women in the Arts and NYC’s 92nd Street Y. Ms. Kim graduated with her Master’s degree at Manhattan School of Music where she also held a fellowship at the Center for Music Entrepreneurship.

About Concerts on Main: Free and open to all, varied performances by NJ and NYC professionals are held in Ogden Memorial Presbyterian Church’s historic and acoustically-engaging sanctuary. As needed, younger listeners can take advantage of a nearby indoor playspace.

Ogden is located a block from Chatham’s train station, with easy and fast NYC access; there is ample free parking in the vicinity of the church. Additional details: www.OgdenMemorial.com, www.ConcertsOnMain.org, and (973) 635-5567.

The series continues on Friday, March 24 with a 7:30 pm performance by jazz vocalist Kristen Lee Sergeant.