66. Jacqueline Schiller-Audi & Eric Clark, pianos

Sunday, July 16th, 2023 @ 7pm


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Sunday Evenings at Klavierhaus
Joe Patrych, artistic director

presents

66.
 

Jacqueline Schiller-Audi & Eric Clark, pianos


Sunday, July 16th, 2023 @ 7pm

Live at Klavierhaus
790 11th Avenue
New York, NY 10019


Livestream: YouTube

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Sonata for two pianos in D Major, K. 448 (375a) (1781)
I. Allegro con spirito
II. Andante
III. Molto Allegro


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Concerto For Two Keyboards without orchestra in C Major, BWV 1061a (c. 1732-3)
I. No tempo marking
II. Adagio ovvero Largo
III. Fuga

~ Intermission ~

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
Suite No. 2 for two Pianos, Op. 17 (1901)
I. Introduction- Alla Marcia
II. Valse- Presto
III. Romance- Andantino
IV. Tarantelle- Presto


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Jacqueline Schiller-Audi, pianist, received a Bachelors degree from The Juilliard School where she was a student of Peter Serkin and a Masters degree from The Mannes College of Music.  She has performed extensively throughout the New York Metropolitan area as a soloist and chamber musician. Ms.Schiller has collaborated with musicians from the New York Philharmonic in their chamber music series at Merkin Hall, the Bruno Walter Auditorium, the Soho Guggenheim, the Roerich Museum, and the Donnell Library in NYC. She has participated in the summer music festivals of Aspen, Tanglewood, and Musicisti Americani in Sulmona, Italy and served on the faculty of the Summer Chamber Music Institute at Alfred University directed by Joseph Fuchs. While living in England from 2003-2006 she performed several recitals including one at St.Martin in the Fields in London.  Ms. Schiller was guest soloist with the Martinu Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall in a performance of the Martinu Double concerto for piano, timpani and two string orchestras. This concert was subsequently recorded and released on Elysium records. Other solo performances include appearances with the Virtuosi da Camera, the Adelphi Chamber Orchestra, the Hoboken Chamber Orchestra, the Wayne Chamber Orchestra, the North Jersey Symphony, the North Jersey Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Orchestra and the Julius Grossman Chamber Orchestra.

Ms.Schiller has recorded a solo cd featuring works by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin and Gottschalk. She has also released a CD of 3 Beethoven sonatas with her father, Allan Schiller, retired member of the New York Philharmonic, and another CD featuring works for two violins and piano with both of her parents, Allan and the late Eleanor Schiller. She has a large private teaching studio and is a member of the NJ Federation of Music Clubs and the Music Educators Association of NJ.


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Pianist Eric Clark has performed to great acclaim throughout much of the United States as well as in Europe and Asia. Currently based in New York City, recent performances include recitals for the Musicians Club of New York, performing at Scandinavia House, a performance of Mozart Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491 with the Palisades Sinfonietta in New York City, performances in David Dubal’s “Piano Evenings” in Manhattan, and several chamber music concerts in private residences.

In September of 2018, Mr. Clark was invited as the only American contestant to attend the First International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments in Warsaw, Poland, where he was admitted to the semifinal round. He was subsequently invited to give a recital at the Sinfonia Warsawia.

In 2013, Eric was selected to perform for the screening round of the Fourteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, performing at Caspary Auditorium at Rockefeller University.  He has also played for the Concerts at One series at Trinity Wall Street.

Eric Clark is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, where he studied with Enrique Graf, Sergey Schepkin and had several lessons most semesters with Earl Wild and Ilana Vered. He also had many lessons with Byron Janis, Earl Wild, and Ann Schein.

A versatile musician, he has accompanied musical theater productions, performed with rock bands and jazz singers, produced his own transcriptions of popular songs, and enjoys improvisation as well.

He teaches privately in Manhattan and is on the faculty at the Ridgewood Conservatory in New Jersey. He has experience working with students of all ages and levels, and is capable of teaching students to play popular music as well as more traditional classical repertoire.

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