Violinist Ken Aiso and pianist Valeria Morgovskaya will perform for the Glendale Noon concerts
On Wednesday, May 4 at 12:10 p.m., the Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts program will be streamed.
Violinist Ken Aiso and pianist Valeria Morgovskaya will perform works by Vivaldi, Davitashvili, Barvinsky and Saint-Saens on a Facebook and YouTube stream.
Upcoming concerts will be updated on http://glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com.
The streaming will be the duet recital of Ken Aiso on violin and Valeria Morgovskaya on piano. On the program, Antonio Vivaldi, “Spring of the four seasons”, Allegro, Largo and Allegro; Meri Davitashvili “Poem”; Vassiliy Barvinsky “Humoresque” and Camille Saint-Saëns “Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso”.
Internationally renowned violinist/violist Ken Aiso has performed worldwide as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral musician. Aiso graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in London and studied with Erich Gruenberg. His other teachers include Eduard Schmieder and Chikashi Tanaka. Equally at home with modern and ancient instruments, Aiso has performed as concertmaster with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, London Philharmonic, Hallé and Scottish Chamber Orchestras.
He has been invited to renowned music festivals in the UK, France, Sweden, Switzerland, India, Georgia, Bolivia and Kazakhstan, and has taught at the Montecito Summer Music Festival since 2008. Aiso is a winner of the international Long-Thibaud competition in Paris and internationally. Music Competition of Japan, and was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music in London. He received the Shimousa Kan-ichi Music Award in his native Japan in 2018. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2015, Aiso has been a professor at Loyola Marymount and La Sierra universities, and performs with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra .
Valeria Morgovskaya, pianist, graduated from the kyiv State Conservatory. Since her immigration to the United States in 1990, Morgovskaya has been in great demand as an accompanist for singers and all orchestral instrumentalists. She has been an official accompanist at festivals and courses such as the Piatigorsky Cello Seminar and the Beverly Hills Music Festival, and has performed in the United States, Germany and Japan, as well as on numerous radio shows. She has accompanied numerous national and international competitions and was official accompanist at the Schoenfeld International String Competition in Hong Kong (2013) and Harbin (2014). Morgovskaya is currently an accompanist at Loyola Marymount University and UCLA, and is often engaged in this capacity at USC, Cal State Long Beach, Colburn School, Montecito International Music Festival, Academy of the West and Idyllwild School of Music. and the Arts.