Dimitry Hadjipetkov and Yuan Sheng present a program which features works of Schubert. Fantasy and Rondo brillant were written to order for the virtuoso violinist Josef Slavik.
The two performers are graduates of US universities. Dimitry Hadjipetkov studied the violin in Bulgaria at the Sofia Academy of Music with Professor Peter Hristoskov. As a recipient of a full graduate scholarship at New York University, he completed his master degree in the violin studio of Professor Mark Steinberg. Currently Dimitri is the director of the strings department at The Montclair Kimberley Academy, and since 1999 he has been a member of the New Jersey State Opera Orchestra in residence at New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Dimitri Hadjipetkov has also served on the violin faculty at New York University.
The pianist Yuan Sheng was born in China. He studied at the Central Conservatory with Professors Qifang Li, Huili Li and Guangren Zhou and was a scholarship student of Solomon Mikowsky at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City, where he completed his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees. He is currently on the Piano faculty of the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China. Both musicians have played with famous orchestras. They are laureates of prestigious international competitions.
FRANZ SCHUBERT · VIOLIN AND PIANO
 Rondo brillant in B minor, D 895 15’42’’
 Fantasy in C, D 934 26’52’’
Sonata in A minor, D 385
 Allegro moderato 7’11’’
 Andante 7’52’’
 Menuetto 2’28’’
 Allegro 4’57’’
Dimitry Hadjipetkov - violin
Yuan Sheng - piano