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JULIAN SCHWARZ, CELLO; MARIKA BOURNAKI, PIANO- Embassy of Austria

Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/29/2019
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Location
Embassy of Austria


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EMBASSY OF AUSTRIA
3524 INTERNATIONAL COURT, NW

JULIAN SCHWARZ, CELLO
MARIKA BOURNAKI, PIANO

 A NIGHT IN VIENNA

Friday, March 29, 2019, 7:30pm

Mr. Schwarz and Ms. Bournaki have appeared on WUOL (Louisville, KY) and in hour-long live radio broadcasts for “Northwest Focus Live” on Classical King FM 98.1 (Seattle, WA) and “Backstage Pass” for WXXI (Rochester, NY). The duo has worked closely with violinists Mark Fewer, Yevgeny Kutik, Eric Silberger, Frank Almond, Avi Nagin, and Mark Peskanov, as well as given a performance of the Beethoven Triple Concerto with violinist Jo Nardolillo and the Lake Union Civic Orchestra in Seattle, Washington.  Marika Bournaki is a Canadian pianist  from Montreal, QC. She has toured internationally as soloist and recitalist, and was the subject of the award-winning documentary “I am Not a Rockstar”, chronicling her development from age 12 to 20. She received both BM and MM degrees from The Juilliard School, and is a member of Piano Six, the Next Generation.

Julian Schwarz is an Austrian- American cellist from Seattle, WA. He was the 1st prizewinner in the 2013 Inaugural Schoenfeld International String Com-petition in Hong Kong. Program: Beethoven: Variations on Mozart’s Magic Flute; Webern: 2 Early Pieces and 3 Little Pieces’ Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata; Danzi Variations on Mozart’s Don Giovanni; Schumann: “Rhapsody” from Faschingschwank aus Wien (Solo Piano); Korngold:  “Much ado about Nothing” trans. J Schwarz: Fantasy on themes from Die Fledermaus. Reception/wine- $75