Caroline Stinson, cello & Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano
Mysteries of Identity: premiere of a new work by Andrew Waggoner, Falla: "Siete Canciones Populares," Vaughan Williams: "Six Studies in Folk Song," Janáček: "Pohádka," and works by Schumann, Bridge, and others.
Cellist Caroline Stinson performs widely as a chamber musician, soloist, and recitalist, committed to giving equal expression to music old and new. She has appeared at Carnegie's Zankel Hall, the Gardner Museum, and Smithsonian; the Koelner Philharmonie, Lucerne Festival and Cité de la Musique in Europe; and the Centennial Centre in Canada. She joined the Duke Music faculty in 2018, where she is Cellist of the Ciompi String Quartet, Associate Professor of the Practice, and directs the Chamber Music Program.
A recipient of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship, Ieva Jokubaviciute released her debut recording in 2010 on Labor Records to international acclaim, which resulted in recitals in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D. C., Vilnius, and Toulouse. As a founding member of the Naumburg International Chamber Music Competition winning piano trio, Trio Cavatina, and as a collaborator, Ms. Jokubaviciute has performed in prestigious halls such as Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium, Wigmore Hall, and the Kennedy Center. She is a faculty member of the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival and School, has toured nationally with Musicians from Marlboro, and collaborates in recitals with violinist Midori in Europe, Asia, and South America. She joined the Duke Music faculty in 2020 as Associate Professor of Practice. Her most recent CD, Northscapes, was released in 2021.