Saturday, April 21, 2018

Violinist Matthew Lipman at Library

Matthew Lipman, acclaimed American violist, accompanied by Pianist Yi-Fang Huang, will play a concert at the Roe Jan Community Library at 5pm on April 21. The program will include selections from York Bowen, Johannes Brahms and Franz Waxman.

The recipient of a 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant, 25-year-old American violist Matthew Lipman has been hailed by the New York Times for his “rich tone and elegant phrasing” and by the Chicago Tribune for his “splendid technique and musical sensitivity.” Highlights this season include a debut solo album and several performances at Alice Tully Hall. Mr. Lipman performs internationally as a chamber musician with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and regularly with distinguished artists such as Itzhak Perlman, Mitsuko Uchida, and Pinchas Zukerman.  He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Juilliard School, where he continues to serve as teaching assistant.  Mr. Lipman performs on a 1700 Matteo Goffriller viola.

Pianist Yi-Fang Huang, a native of Taiwan, received both undergraduate and Masters degrees at Juilliard and a Doctorate at Rutgers University. As soloist, chamber music musician and collaborative pianist, Ms. Huang has performed in prestigious venues in New York City, Los Angeles, Paris and Taiwan. She currently on the faculty at Juilliard and several other music programs