An Evening of French Music
Elena Peres, Violin
Henri-Paul Sicsic, Piano
Mofiddles – Livingston Town Center
In Program compositions by Jean-Marie Leclair, Gabriel Faure, Maurice Ravel
Violinist Elena Peres made her Carnegie Hall début in October 2001. Since then, she has performed recitals in USA, Japan, Israel, Spain, France, Italy and Germany. She is a faculty member at International Academy of Music in Italy and has served as Concertmaster of Manhattan School Of Music Symphony Orchestra. She has performed with the principal members of the New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, New Jersey Symphony. She has also appeared with Ray Charles and David Sanborn. Dr. Peres is the Director of Orchestras at West Orange High School, NJ.
Canadian pianist Henri-Paul Sicsic has appeared with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, the Pasadena Philharmonic, and the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra, among others. His performances have been aired on WQXR radio, on “France Musique” and in other major centers in the U.S. and Candada. He was appointed to the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto and received the Killam Teaching Prize, one of the highest academic honours awarded in Canada. He received a first prize at the grand Prix de la Vile de Nice Competition and top prize at the Royaume de la Musique National Radio Competition in France.