- Performing -
September 19, 2010
5 in the evening
Christ Church Episcopal
The Tobin Fund for Culture, Arts and Preservation,
a fund of Hudson Community Foundation
a member of the Cleveland Orchestra since 1995, began her career with the Toronto Symphony, where she played for three seasons. She studied violin with Toshiya Eto and won first prize at the MTNA-Wurlitzer Collegiate National Competition and the Fort Collins Young Artist Competition in the USA. She studied baroque violin with Natsumi Wakamatsu at Toho School of Music in Tokyo, Japan. Ms. Hashizume plays the baroque violin with Apollo’s Fire in Cleveland, and has been featured as a soloist at the Aspen Music Festival, the Boston Early Music Festival, and the Indianapolis Early Music Series, among other places.
Jonathan Moyer maintains a dynamic career as organist, pianist and conductor. He is currently the music director and organist of the Church of the Covenant in Cleveland, OH. He has performed throughout the northeastern United States, Europe, and Japan, including such venues as Washington National Cathedral, Princeton University Chapel, St. Thomas Episcopal Church (NYC), the Great Auditorium in Ocean Grove (NJ),
numerous British Cathedrals, as well as the Dvorak Spring Festival
in Prague and Vienna
Johanna Novom is Associate Concertmaster of
Apollo's Fire in Cleveland, and performs with various ensembles
throughout the country. She has been a principal player with NYS
Baroque and the Dallas Bach Society, with whom she has also
appeared as a soloist. The 2009-10 season included performances
with Chatham Baroque and a concerto collaboration with American
Bach Soloists as a recent First Prize winner of the ABS Young
Artists' Competition. Johanna received her Master's in Historical
Performance from Oberlin Conservatory in 2007, where she studied
on both historical and modern instruments with Marilyn McDonald.
René Schiffer is a protégé of renowned baroque cellist Anner Bylsma. He received soloist diplomas with honors in both modern and baroque cello from the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam, and later studied viola da gamba with Catharina Meints at Oberlin Conservatory. As a member of La Petite Bande (Sigiswald Kuijken), he toured throughout Europe, Asia and South America. He has also performed with the European ensemble Il Gardellino, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Les Musiciens du Louvre, and in numerous projects with Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. He can be heard on the Harmonia Mundi, Philips, Virgin Classics, Erato, and Sony labels.
This award-winning ensemble draws on talent from around the world. Four incredible artists join us from Apollo’s Fire, including baroque violinist Miho Hashizume; organist, pianist and conductor Jonathan Moyer, Apollo’s Fire Associate Concertmaster Johanna Novom; and cellist René Schiffer.
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