Guest Recital Elias Goldstein, viola, and Chris Lowry, viola
1/15/2014, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Free and Open to the Public
Location: Choral Rehearsal Hall (Google map of this location)
Guest Recital with Elias Goldstein, viola, and Chris Lowry, viola
Elias Goldstein, principal violist of the Baton Rouge Symphony, won second prize at the Primrose International Viola Competition in 2011 and recently made his Russian debut with the Moscow Soloists and the New Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra under Alexander Slatkovsky. He took second prize at the Bashmet International Viola Competition, and was also a top prizewinner of the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition in 2010. He has also won top and special prizes at the Andrews University International String Competition, and the Watson Forbes International Viola Competition in 2009. He will make his Carnegie Hall concert debut in February 2014.
Goldstein is joined on this program by Christopher Lowry, a Blair School alumnus with a Bachelor of Music in viola performance and composition who is currently pursuing his Master’s degree at Louisiana State University. Lowry is in his second season as Assistant Principal Viola with the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra and is currently Acting Principal Violist with the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra.