Guitar and Oboe Featured at Nov. 9 Concert
Posted on Sunday, November 07, 2010 [1:08 PM]
COLUMBIA, Ky. -- The D'Amore Duo will give a
concert of music for guitar and oboe on Tuesday night at Lindsey
The D'Amore Duo will perform at 7 p.m. CT on Tuesday, Nov. 9, in
the Lindsey Wilson W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall, 155
South Blue Raider Drive. The concert -- which is part of the
college's 2010-11 Cultural Affairs Series -- is free and open to
the public. A public reception will follow the concert.
The D'Amore Duo features William Feasley on guitar and Yeon-Jee
Sohn on oboe.
They will perform selections from a half-dozen composers,
including Fernando Fernandiere, Francois de Fossa, Maurice Ravel,
and Antonio Jobim.
Feasley was the first guitarist to be awarded the Peabody (Md.)
Conservatory's coveted Artist Diploma. He has since been the
recipient of numerous prizes and awards: a gold medal in the 1987
Panhellenic Guitar Competition in Athens, the 1990 and 1995
Baltimore Chamber Music Awards and a 1996 Governor's Citation for
Outstanding Achievements in the Arts in Maryland. Selected to play
for Andrés Segovia at the master's historic last class at the
University of Southern California in 1986, he was later featured on
the CBS special Eulogy of Segovia.
Since making his debut in 1980 with the San Francisco Ballet,
Feasley has maintained an active international touring schedule. He
has performed in Macedonia, London, Washington, D.C., and Yale
Hailed by the Washington Asia Press for her "perfectly
delivered" performance, Yeon Jee Sohn's dynamic career as an
oboist and English horn player spans solo, chamber and orchestral
She received her degrees in oboe performance from Seoul National
University, the Peabody Conservatory and the University of
Sohn has won many prestigious awards and competitions, she has
performed with several leading orchestras and symphonies, and her
playing has been featured on numerous recordings.
The D'Amore Duo will perform at 7 p.m. CT on Tuesday, Nov.
9, in the Lindsey Wilson College W.W. Slider Humanities Center
Recital Hall, 155 South Blue Raider Drive. The concert is free and
open to the public. A public reception will follow the concert. For
more information, contact LWC Cultural Affairs Chair Phil Hanna at firstname.lastname@example.org or (270)
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