137 Pillars House in Chiang Mai to Host Classical Violin and Piano Concert

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Following the success of its first concert by celebrated Hungarian State Opera Tenor Soloist Xavier Rivadeneira, and Pianist Jonas Dept on 4 June, 137 Pillars House will host its second concert on Saturday, 23 June 2012.

The concert will feature Jonathon Glonek on Violin and Eri Nakagawa on Piano.

The evening will commence with a welcome reception with canaps and drinks from 18:00-19:00, with the concert from 19:00 20:15, with an additional option for post-concert dinner in the hotels charming restaurant.

Jonathon Glonek

A highly talented and accomplished violinist, Jonathon started touring internationally at the age of 12. He studied with Alita Larsensm, Alexander Treger and Tibor Varga, and has since developed as a solo performing artist presenting many challenging and serious programs to audiences throughout Europe, the United States, Southeast Asia and Australia.

He has worked extensively organizing and promoting classical repertoire to novice audiences in the belief that this can be accessed as a valuable experience by any person. A dedicated scholar and academic, he authored his first book Scales for the Violinist at the age of 26 and is also a lecturer in violin studies at the historic Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok; one of the oldest universities in SE Asia.

Earlier this year Mr Glonek performed Brahms, Tchaikowsky, Mendelssohn and Bach Concertos in Thailand and abroad.

Eri Nakagawa

Eri Nakagawa was born in Osaka and studied piano from the age of four. She received her Bachelor of Education degree in music from Osaka Kyoiku University and Master of Music degree in piano performance and chamber music/accompanying and Doctor of Arts degree in piano performance from Ball State University, Indiana, USA.

Eri has studied with many world renowned musicians and has given concerto performances with the Ball State Symphony Orchestra, Manchester Symphony Orchestra, Osaka Mozart Ensemble, Nusantara Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Chamber Symphony and Thringen-Suhl Philharmonie.

Eri has two piano solo CDs: Inventions and Sinfonias by J. S. Bach and Piano Music for Children. She was assistant professor of music performance at Ball State University in 1991-1994, and has been instructor at College of Music, Mahidol University since 1995.

The reception and concert are priced at Baht 1,200 (US$40) per person and the reception, concert and gala dinner (limited seats available) following the concert are Baht 1,800 (US$60) per person, including service charge and tax.

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