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Concert VIII
Friday, July 31 at 5:00 PM PST
Live-streamed from Canyon Wren Recital Hall

No Zoom Q&A today.
Join us for the final one on August 1!

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 Sonata in D Major for Piano and Violin, op. 12 no. 1                                                          Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Allegro con brio
Tema con variazioni: Andante con moto
Rondo: Allegro

Hoorig Poochikian, violin
Elizabeth Dorman, piano


Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, op. 45                                                                                                    Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

Allegro molto ed appassionato
Allegretto espressivo alla Romanza
Allegro animato — Prestissimo

Hoorig Poochikian, violin
Oksana Ejokina, piano

Violin Sonata No. 3, op. 25                                                                                                                      George Enescu (1881-1955)

Moderato malinconico
Andante sostenuto e misterioso
Allegro con brio, ma non troppo mosso

Hoorig Poochikian, violin
Oksana Ejokina, piano

Elizabeth Doorman

Elizabeth Dorman, piano

Praised by Joshua Kosman of the San Francisco Chronicle for her “crisp, brightly finished” playing and her “elegance and verve,” pianist Elizabeth Dorman received the 2017 Father Merlet Award from Pro Musicis and was a finalist in the 2018 Leipzig International Bach Competition. Dr. Dorman freelances as a soloist and chamber musician and lives in Berkeley, CA. She has appeared at international festivals including Tanglewood, Britt, Sarasota, Aspen, Toronto Summer Music, Icicle Creek, has twice been an Artist-in-Residence at the Banff Centre and her live solo performances have been nationally broadcast on NPR and public radio.

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Oksana Ejokina, piano

Russian-born pianist Oksana Ejokina appears frequently as guest recitalist and chamber musician on concert series across the United States and abroad. She has soloed with the Seattle Symphony, Symphony Tacoma, and St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic, among others. Two of her long-term collaborations are with pianist Christina Dahl and Volta Piano Trio, whose recordings for the Con Brio label received accolades in international music magazines such as The Strad, Gramophone and American Record Guide. A sought-after teacher, Ejokina is Chair of Piano Studies and Associate Professor of Music at Pacific Lutheran University. She has been associated with the Icicle Creek Center for the Arts for nearly two decades, developing and directing classical music programs.

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Hoorig Poochikian, violin

Armenian-American violinist and Icicle Creek Chamber Music Institute alum Hoorig Taline Poochikian began playing the violin with her mother at the age of six. She has performed at a number of venues across North America including Carnegie’s Weill Hall, the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, Merkin Hall and the National Arts Center in Ottawa, Canada. She has also performed in Armenia, Egypt, Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom. Currently based in New York City, Hoorig has received her doctoral degree in violin performance at Stony Brook University, where she studied with Hagai Shaham, Arnaud Sussmann, Phil Setzer and Jennifer Frautschi.

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