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Christine Andreas

  • Broadway's Legendary Ladies

Best known for her work on the Broadway stage, Ms. Andreas burst onto the New York theatre scene starring as Eliza Doolittle in the 20th Anniversary production of MY FAIR LADY opposite Ian Richardson of the Royal Shakespeare Company and garnering the... Click here for complete biography

Ju-Young Baek

  • Schubert, Bruch, & Hindemith

Violinist Ju-Young Baek won First Prize in the 2000 Young Concert Artists International Auditions and the Usedom Music Festival Prize for concerts in Germany, the Beracasa Foundation Prize to appear at the Montpellier Radio-France Festival, and the P... Click here for complete biography

Katherine Cooper

  • Big Band Hit Parade

Bitten by the stage bug at age 3, as she sang The Apple Doesn't Fall Very Far From the Tree with her mom & grandma in a revue to raise funds for a local school, Katherine Cooper has performed steadily ever since… in vocal competitions, cho... Click here for complete biography

Nikolai Demidenko

  • Beethoven & Schumann

At six years of age Demidenko went to the Gnessin School of Music where he studied with Anna Kantor, following this by studies at the Moscow Conservatory with Dmitri Bashkirov. He was a finalist at the 1976 Montreal and 1978 Tchaikovsky Competitions.... Click here for complete biography

Kathryn Fox Hart

  • Big Band Hit Parade

Kathryn Fox Hart hails from the San Francisco Bay Area, and received her Bachelor of Music from The Catholic University of America. Kathryn has performed all around the country from New York to San Diego and in between. Favorite productions includ... Click here for complete biography

Mark Kosower

  • Dvořák

Mark Kosower, a consummate artist equally at home internationally as a recital and concerto soloist and as Principal Cello of the Cleveland Orchestra, launches his 2015/16 concert season with performances of the Haydn C Major Concerto with Nicholas M... Click here for complete biography

Jon Nakamatsu

  • Three-Cornered Hat

A native of California, Jon Nakamatsu claimed a distinguished place on the international musical scene in June, 1997 when he was named the Gold Medalist of the Tenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, the only American to have achieved this... Click here for complete biography

Natasha Paremski

  • Prokofiev & Sinfonietta

"Comparisons with Argerich should not be given lightly, but Paremski is so clearly of the same temperament and technique that it is unavoidable here." — American Record Guide... Click here for complete biography

Stephen Prutsman

  • Beethoven on the Lawn

Hailed as “one of the finest American pianists of his generation,” Stephen Prutsman is one of the most versatile and brilliant pianists of today.  Active as an orchestra soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, composer and conductor, ... Click here for complete biography

Martin Rojas-Dietrich

  • Big Band Hit Parade

MARTIN ROJAS-DIETRICH was born in Lima, Peru and has called the Bay Area his home for the past twenty years. Martin divides his time between performing in plays, musicals, opera and in concert.... Click here for complete biography

Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale

  • Carols in the California
  • Pictures at an Exhibition & Fauré's Requiem

The Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale, directed by Maestra Elena Sharkova, has become known for its eclectic mix of vibrant programs. It most often performs at the California Theatre, where it accompanies the Symphony in performing major works. The Cho... Click here for complete biography

Adrienne Walters

  • Big Band Hit Parade

Adrienne Walters is an actress from Palo Alto, California, specializing in musical and straight theatre, guitar and gymnastics. ... Click here for complete biography

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