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Harold Haugh Award Recital: Nancy Ambrose King, oboe

  1. Sunday November 11 4:30pm
Earl V. Moore Building, Britton Recital Hall

Nancy Ambrose King, oboe
Michael Adcock, piano

Music of Dutilleux, Del Aguila, Bach, Previn, Kirsch, and Handel.

This performance will also feature Jeffrey Lyman, bassoon; Alex Hayashi, oboe; Caroline Giassi, oboe; Nermis Mieses, oboe d’amore; Timothy Michling, English horn; Andreas Oeste, English horn; and Michael Haithcock conducting U-M oboists past and present.

Nancy Ambrose King is the first prize-winner of the Third New York International Competition for Solo Oboists, held in 1995. She has appeared as soloist throughout the United States and abroad, including performances with the St. Petersburg (Russia) Philharmonic, Prague Chamber Orchestra, Janacek Philharmonic, Tokyo Chamber Orchestra, Puerto Rico Symphony, Orchestra of the Swan in Birmingham (England), Orchestra Internacionale de Musica in Buenos Aires, New York String Orchestra, Amarillo Symphony, Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, and Sinfonia da Camera. She has recorded 11 CDs of works for the oboe. A graduate of SMTD with a BM, King was the recipient of the school’s prestigious Stanley Medal and was honored with the 2010 Hall of Fame Award by SMTD.

Hailed for his prodigious technique and praised by The Washington Post for an “unusually fresh and arresting approach to the piano,” pianist Michael Adcock has cultivated a versatile career as soloist, chamber musician, and pre-concert lecturer. Adcock gave his Carnegie Weill Recital Hall debut in December of 1998. Adcock earned MM, artist diploma, and DMA from Peabody Conservatory, where he studied with Leon Fleisher and Ellen Mack, and was adjunct faculty in theory and chamber music. Adcock took his BM from Oberlin College-Conservatory and attended secondary school at North Carolina School of the Arts. He is currently associate piano faculty at Sarasota Music Festival, a faculty member of Washington Conservatory in Bethesda, MD, and artistic director of the UU Chalice Concert Series in Columbia, MD.

Free - no tickets required