John McDowell and Emmanuel Vukovich at Bechstein Piano Centre

John McDowell and Emmanuel Vukovich in Concert in New York City,
Thursday, December 3 at 7pm.

Pianist and composer John McDowell is best known as composer of the score to Oscar winning documentary Born Into Brothels and has toured with platinum selling rock/world music band Rusted Root and with singer Krishna Das. His world music band Mamma Tongue has performed at venues and festivals internationally. Juilliard and McGill trained violinist Emmanuel Vukovich is the recipient of Canada’s first Golden Violin Award, as well as the Canada Council for the Arts Orford String Quartet Scholarship. As a member of the former Lloyd Carr-Harris String Quartet, which won the prestigious Fischoff Competition, he has toured throughout North America and Europe. Both musicians have collaborated on the sound track to the film Stolenwhich is premiering at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.

The Golden Key Salon Series at the Bechstein Piano Centre features new and distinguished artists, premiere performances, and post-concert “meet the artists” wine receptions. The concerts are presented in partnership with the Golden Key Music Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging and educating musicians to perform with ease and communicative power.

Bechstein Piano Centre
207 West 58th Street, New York, December 3rd, 7:00 pm
Suggested donation: $20 general admission; $10 for students with ID
Seating is limited, reservations are required.
For more information, or for reservations, call 212-581-5550

Complete program as follows:
Abbe Rose Krieger, flute and Helene Jeanney, piano: Dvorak Sonatina
Andriy Milavsky, clarinet and Pavel Gintov, piano: Poulenc sonata
Anna Shelest: Chopin Sonata in B minor
Emmanuel Vukovich (violin) and John McDowell (piano): Milonga Triste (Argentinean tango) and Black Orpheus (Brazilian bossa nova)