Martin Chalifour Will Perform at Caltech

On Wednesday, October 16, 2019 in Dabney Lounge at 7:00 p.m.

Published : Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | 5:51 PM

Martin Chalifour. Credit: Eric Chalifour

Caltech Performing and Visual Arts announced it will present a violin recital by Martin Chalifour, Principal Concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Visiting Associate at Caltech.

Caltech music students and USC graduate students join Martin Chalifour in a special evening of chamber music and concertos. Program includes Telemann concertos, Brahms sonata no. 3, and excerpts from the celebrated Beethoven violin concerto and the 2nd Schubert piano trio. Sung Chang provides accompaniment on piano.

Violinist Martin Chalifour began his tenure as Principal Concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 1995. He maintains an active solo career, playing a diverse repertoire of more than 60 concertos. Chalifour has played solos with the Auckland Philharmonia, Montreal Symphony, Hong Kong Philharmonic, National Orchestra of Taiwan and the Malaysian Philharmonic and shared concert stages with such notable conductors as Pierre Boulez, Gustavo Dudamel, Charles Dutoit, Christoph Eschenbach, Sir Neville Marriner, and Esa-Pekka Salonen. He currently teaches violin at the USC Thornton School of Music and chamber music at Caltech.

The event is free, but seating is limited, and by reservation only. Please email if you would like to attend.






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