FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Festival Mozaicâ€™s 2013-2014 WinterMezzo Series:
Intimate weekends of Chamber Music feature world-class chamber musicians in picturesque,
Classic California settings
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013â€“ Tickets are on sale now for Festival Mozaicâ€™s WinterMezzo Series. This popular summer music festivalâ€™s chamber music series will take place November 1-3, 2013, and February 28-March 2, 2014 at various locations around scenic San Luis Obispo County, California.
The WinterMezzo Series brings together exceptional artists from across the country under the direction of the Festivalâ€™s music director, Scott Yoo. Featured guest artists include pianist John Novacek, cellist Bion Tsang, violinist Serena McKinney, violist Hari Bernstein, and cellist Michelle Djokic. These musicians have performed on the stages of great concert halls throughout the world and have international chamber music careers.
â€œTriosâ€ (November 1, 2 &3): This program celebrates the Piano Trio by presenting three different trios, performed by Mr. Yoo, Mr. Tsang and Mr. Novacek.
Haydn â€“ Piano Trio in E-flat major, Hob. XV:29
Beethoven â€“ Piano Trio in D major, op. 70/1 Ghost
DvoÅ™Ã¡kâ€“ Piano Trio in E minor Dumky
Bach, Mozart and Brahms (February 28 - March 2, 2014) : From the last of Bachâ€™s six suites for unaccompanied cello to the final string quartets of Mozart and Brahms, these works are the culmination of these composersâ€™ mastery of the genres. Featuring Mr. Yoo, Ms. McKinney, Ms. Bernstein and Ms. Djokic
Bach â€“ Cello Suite No. 6 in D, BWV 1012
Mozart â€“ String Quartet in F major, K. 590
Brahms â€“ String Quartet No. 3 in B-flat major, op. 67
Each concert cycle has three ways to experience the music -- a Notable Encounter Insight, a Friday evening one-hour presentation where the performers informally discuss the featured works; a Saturday evening Notable Encounter Salon or Dinner, where guest artists present lively commentary, musical excerpts and insider observations in beautiful private homes accompanied by food and award-winning Central Coast wine; and then the full concert program on Sunday afternoon.
Festival Mozaicâ€™s 2014 Summer Music Festival will be held from July 17-27.
For more information, visit www.festivalmozaic.com.
About Festival Mozaic: Festival Mozaic (founded in 1971 as the San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival) is a celebration of five centuries of music that takes place year-round in varied venues across San Luis Obispo County. The Festival presents musical performances by professionals across the world. The Festival is a nonprofit organization supported by individuals, foundations and businesses. For more information, please visit www.FestivalMozaic.com.