Between November 2001 and March 2002, the following musicians performed at the Flagler Museum. Audio clips from each performance have been included for your listening pleasure.
Edgar Meyer November 28, 2001, 7:30 p.m.
The first bassist ever awarded the Avery Fisher Prize, Edgar Meyer has been described as "genuine virtuoso" by The Baltimore Sun and "one of a kind" by the Los Angeles Times. A champagne and dessert reception with Edgar Meyer follows the concert
"...the most remarkable virtuoso in the ...history of his instrument" - The New Yorker
Meliora Winds December 12, 2001, 7:30 p.m.
Winner of the Concert Artist Guild Competition and chosen as Wind Quintet in residence by NPR's Performance Today, Meliora Winds are not only great musicians, they are full of personality and a pleasure to be around. A champagne and dessert reception with the quintet follows the concert.
"one of the top ten young groups to watch for in the nation" - Chamber Music Magazine
Tamaki Kawakubo January 23, 2002, 7:30 p.m.
Winner of the Avery Fisher Prize, Tamaki Kawakubo has, though she is only 20, already performed with many of the Nation's great orchestras. Her performances on her 1707 Cathedral Stradivarius have amazed and pleased audiences world wide. A champagne and dessert reception with Tamaki Kawakubo follows the concert.
Helene Grimaud February 13, 2002, 7:30 p.m.
Helene Grimaud is an amazing pianist and very popular with audiences. Vogue said of Grimaud, "She has made some of the greatest recordings of Brahms piano music ever" A champagne and dessert reception with Helene Grimaud follows the concert.
she has "a spiritual communicativeness with the piece and with her auduence while making the physical componets of piano playing seem effortless." - The Los Angeles Times
The Beaux Arts Trio March13, 2002, 7:30 p.m.
Winner of may international awards, including the Grand Prix National du Disque in1964, 1978 & 1885, Gramophone Record of the Year, The German Music Critics Award, and Musicians of the Year for Musical America - the Beaux Arts Trio has been described as "in a class by itself" and "the best piano trio the world has ever known" by The New York Times and Rhein-Main Presse A champagne and dessert reception with the Trio follows the concert.
"As good a preformance as you're likely to hear in this life" -the Boston Globe