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Summerland Music Society: Chamber Music
August 12, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm$10
The Park Theater is proud to host Summerland Music Society’s Violin & Piano Recital featuring the music of Brahms, Sarasate, Kreisler and Still.
Bryan Hernandez-Luch, violin
Peruvian-American violinist Bryan Hernandez-Luch has been described by The Deseret News as “strikingly imaginative … he is an artist to be reckoned with.” Bryan began his violin studies at age 6, and at 15 he made his solo debut with the Utah Symphony Orchestra. As a soloist, Hernandez-Luch has performed with the symphony orchestras of Detroit, Cleveland, Atlanta, New Jersey, Nashville, Chautauqua, New World, Colorado, Princeton, Grand Rapids, Battle Creek, Prince George Philharmonic and Canada’s National Arts Center Orchestra. He has worked with such conductors as Franz Welser-Möst, Robert Spano, Keith Lockhart, Rossen Milanov, Arthur Fagan and Thomas Wilkins.
Bryan has also frequented the stages as a guest artist for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live, Fox and Friends, The Today Show and is a frequent violinist for artists including James Blake, John Legend, Josh Groban—Bridges from Madison Square Garden, Aaron Tveit—Live from the Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Hanson String Theory—Live with Orchestra from the Beacon Theater, Peter Cetera, Pete Townsend’s Quadrophenia at the Metropolitan Opera House, Il Divo, Frank Sinatra, Jr., John Pizzarelli Trio, Debbie Reynolds, Donny Osmond, Sarah Brightman, The Young People’s Chorus of NYC.
As an avid chamber musician, Hernandez-Luch has toured extensively across Columbia, the United States, Germany, Russia, Japan, Poland, Korea and South Africa. As a founding member of the Catalyst Quartet, Hernandez-Luch had the distinct privilege of performing with the Guarneri Quartet in Mendelssohn’s String Octet and a performance of Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir de Florence in Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium.
A frequent collaborator and guest concertmaster with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Bryan is also a member of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. He appeared as the conductor and onstage violinist for Broadway’s The Cherry Orchard, starring Diane Lane. His previous Broadway shows include The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Miss Saigon, Fiddler on the Roof, Elf, Doctor Zhivago, My Fair Lady and the current production of West Side Story (on hold due to COVID-19).
Hernandez-Luch earned a master’s degree from The Juilliard School and a B.M. from the University of Utah. His major teachers have included Joseph Lin, Igor Gruppman and Nell Gotkovsky.
Bryan lives in New York City with his wife, concert pianist Desirae Brown of The 5 Browns, and their two children Poppy and Rowan.
Eric Sedgwick, piano
competition, and has premiered new works by composers Seymour Barab, J. Mark Stambaugh, Joelle Wallach, and Louis Hardin.
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