Andrés Cárdenes, violin & David Deveau, piano
April 13, 2014
An intensely passionate and personally charismatic artist, Grammy nominated Andrés Cárdenes has garnered international acclaim from critics and audiences alike for his compelling performances. Since capturing Second Prize in the 1982 Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition, Cárdenes has appeared as a soloist on four continents with over 100 orchestras. He has collaborated with many of today’s greatest conductors, including Lorin Maazel, Christoph Eschenbach, André Previn, and Leonard Slatkin.
Cárdenes has served as President of the Jury of the Stradivarius International Violin Competition and on the jury of the Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition. As a chamber musician, he has performed with artists such as Yo-Yo Ma, Pinchas Zukerman, Christof Eschenbach, and Andre Previn and has been a member of both the Diaz Trio and the Carnegie Mellon Piano Trio since the 1990’s.
His performance of Beethoven's Triple Concerto with the Pacific and Pittsburgh Symphonies-- "dynamic virtuosity and passionate music-making." --Los Angeles Times
David Deveau, artistic director of Rockport Music’s Rockport Chamber Music Festival and member of the MIT Music Faculty since 1988, he is an avid chamber musician internationally acclaimed for his expressive and poetic interpretations. Having performed with members of the Juilliard, Borromeo, Kronos, Orion, and St. Lawrence string quartets, as well as many others, he has also performed numerous premieres of composers such as John Harbison and Scott Wheeler.
“…A splendid pianist.” The Boston Globe
SCHUBERT: Fantasy in C major
FRANCK: Sonata in A major