A Restoration Concert featuring the Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu Piano Quartet will be held on Sunday, January 20, at the South Pasadena Library Community Room.
Tickets are $20 at the door for the 4 p.m. concert featuring Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu and the program of Dvorak’s Piano Quartet in E flat, and Faure’s Piano Quartet in C minor.
•Ms. Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu – A versatile international career as a soloist, chamber musician, educator, and festival collaborator; and has been featured with the National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan, as well as with the Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra and the Russian State Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Wu performs on a 1734 Domenico Montagnana violin and a 2015 Stanley Kiernoziak viola.
•Ines Irawati – piano – Born in Indonesia, she began piano and composition at age six and at age 12 she made her official debut playing the third Beethoven Piano Concerto and Chopin’s first concerto with the Indonesian Youth Symphony. Ms. Irawati is currently serving as the musical and artistic director of San Diego’s Opera’s “Opera Exposed,” and has been invited by the renowned mezzo-soprano, Dolora Zajick, to serve as a coach and vocal pianist at the prestigious Institute for Young Dramatic Voices. She also holds a Masters of Music from Yale University.
•Michelle Gasworth – viola – Ms. Gasworth regularly records for major motion pictures’ soundtracks, and appears on notable chamber music series such as South Bay Chamber Music Society, Art of Elan, etc. She earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master’s degrees in Viola Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music.
•Ross Gasworth – cello – Mr. Gasworth has concertized throughout the USA, Europe and Asia, and performs in chamber music series such as The Music Guild in Los Angeles, Art of Elan, the Salastina Music Society, etc. He is a studio recording musician for major motion pictures, as well as albums for artists such as Barbra Streisand and Herb Alpert. Mr. Gasworth began playing the cello at age three and earned his Bachelor and Master’s degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music. He performs on a 2005 cello by William Whedbee.
The South Pasadena Library is located at 1115 El Centro Street in the city.
For more information, call: (626) 799-6333.