We are very excited to announce the schedule of concerts for the 2012-13 season. The season showcases a powerful series of performances, with works by Dvorak, Kodaly, Schubert, Brahms, Dohnanyi, and Beethoven. The first performance of the season takes place at Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Kellett Chapel on Sunday, November 11. The other two performances take place on Sunday, January 13, and Sunday, April 14, both at Trinity Presbyterian Church. All performances start at 3 p.m. We look forward to seeing you there! More details on the performances appear below.
Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 3 p.m.
Peachtree Presbyterian Church
DVORAK Terzetto, Op. 74
KODALY Serenade, Op. 12
DVORAK “Dumky” Piano Trio, Op. 90
Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 3 p.m.
Trinity Presbyterian Church
SCHUBERT String Quartet, D. 810 “Death and the Maiden”
BRAHMS String Quintet, Op. 111
Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 3 p.m.
Trinity Presbyterian Church
SCHUBERT Impromtu, D.935 No.3
SCHUBERT Rondeau Brilliant, D. 895
DOHNANYI Serenade, Op. 10
BEETHOVEN “Ghost” Piano Trio, Op. 70, No. 1
We are excited to announce that Julie Coucheron is joining the Georgian Chamber Players! Originally from Oslo, Norway, Julie Coucheron has established an international career, winning first prize in all the national competitions she has attended, in addition to winning prizes in Italy, Germany and in the United States. Ms. Coucheron has worked with musicians such as Lazar Berman, Claude Frank, Emanuel Ax, Vladimir Feltsman, John O’ Connor, Elton John and Chistopher O’Riley and has toured Europe, America, South America and Asia, playing in great halls like Verizon Hall, Wigmore Hall, Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center.
Ms. Coucheron started playing the piano at the age of four. She earned her Bachelors and Masters degrees with honors from the Royal Academy of Music in London studying with Christopher Elton and Michael Dussek in addition to getting her teaching Diploma at the same institution.
Ms. Coucheron is Artistic Director at the Fjord Cadenza Music Festival in Norway and is also a frequent guest artist at festivals such as the Oslo Chamber Music Festival, Bergen International Music Festival, the Kon Tiki Classical Music Fest, Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival and at La Jolla Summerfest.
In September 2002 she released her first recording, ‘Debut’ on the Naxos label, together with her brother David containing lyrical and virtuoso music from the classical repertoire. The response was excellent and it sold more than 40.000 copies in Norway alone.
Julie and her brother David released their second recording ‘David and Julie’ on the Mudi/Naxos label in September 2008. This recording contains sonatas by Grieg and Brahms and got brilliant reviews.
In 2009 she won first prize at the Pinerelo International Chamber music Competition in Italy together with her brother.
Since graduating from the Royal Academy of Music in 2009 she regularly tours Europe and America as a freelance soloist and chamber musician.