Stephanie & Saar
July 28, 2022: Host Christa Wessel welcomes piano duo Stephanie & Saar to the Roger O. Doyle performance studio. Some of their most recent performances include their Lincoln Center debut with Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, and a collaboration with Philadelphia’s Orchestra 2001 in a complete performance of Frank Zappa’s The Yellow Shark and Symphony Space’s Wall to Wall Bernstein, a marathon celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th anniversary.
Also on the program, enjoy highlights from the upcoming 7th Annual Willamette Valley Chamber Music Festival!
Pianists Stephanie Ho and Saar Ahuvia collaborate as DUO Stephanie & Saar in dazzling performances filled with visceral excitement, elegance and artistic vision.
Stephanie and Saar are the artistic directors of Makrokosmos Project, a contemporary music festival in Portland, Oregon featuring American music and Oregon-based musicians. Other performances include collaborations with New World Symphony’s Percussion Consort, multiple projects with Miami’s Dranoff Two Piano Foundation, Sarajevo Chamber Music Festival, Washington DC’s Smithsonian Museum of American Art and sold-out performances at New York City’s (le) poisson rouge.
Learn more at stephsaarduo.com.
The Willamette Valley Chamber Music Festival is a celebration of the creativity and beauty that abound in this special place. Through their partnerships with wineries, winemakers, and composers, they bring world class chamber music into unique, intimate spaces where audiences can experience the beauty and craft of extraordinary wine and music hand in hand.
Their 7th Annual Festival runs August 6 – 21, 2022, and features Reena Esmail, 2022 Composer-in-Residence, acclaimed programming, and live performances (and wine pairings) from Sokol Blosser.
Learn more at wvchambermusic.org.