Carte Blanche Concert I

Soovin Kim and Gloria Chien

The husband and wife duo of violinist Soovin Kim and pianist Gloria Chien opens the 2019 season’s Carte Blanche Concerts with a richly varied, multicultural program of music composed between 1910 and 1930. Following Ravel’s colorful Violin Sonata, the program offers riveting works by Bartók and Ives, the patriarchs of the modern musical traditions of Hungary and the United States. The concert concludes with the enchanting Nocturne and Tarantella by the celebrated Polish composer Karol Szymanowski.


Maurice Ravel(1875–1937)
Violin Sonata no. 2 (1923–1927)
Béla Bartók(1881–1945)
Violin Sonata no. 2 (1922)
Charles Ives(1874–1954)
Violin Sonata no. 2 (ca. 1914–1917)
Anton Webern(1883–1945)
Four Pieces for Violin and Piano, op. 7 (rev. 1914)
Karol Szymanowski(1882–1937)
Nocturne and Tarantella for Violin and Piano, op. 28 (1915)


Sunday 14Jul 2019
  • Soovin Kim and Gloria Chien

    6:00 PM

    Tickets: $84 full price; $35 under age thirty

  • Prelude Performance II*

    3:30 PM

    Tickets: Free

  • * Prelude Performances and Koret Young Performers Concerts feature young artists from the Chamber Music Institute. Admission is free. read more