MICHELLE DJOKIC, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
This ensemble of virtuoso musicians wins plaudits from critics and ovations from audiences for its bold programs and incisive, emotionally charged playing. This year’s virtual program opens with a work of our time, then ranges through the Romantic and modern periods, with works by composers like Giacomo Puccini, Hugo Wolf, and Jean Françaix offering a variety of moods and styles sure to intrigue and delight. This video was created exclusively for The Princeton Festival.
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Jonathan Moerschel is violist of the renowned Calder Quartet, hailed as “superb” by the New York Times. The quartet plays and records the traditional quartet literature and works by innovative living composers. Moerschel teaches viola and chamber music at UC Santa Barbara.
Grammy- nominated cellist Michelle Djokic enjoys a versatile career as chamber musician, soloist, and orchestral player. In 1997 Michelle founded Concordia Chamber Players based in New Hope, PA and remains the artistic director.
Praised by the Seattle Times as “simply marvelous,” violinist Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu appears on the world’s most prominent stages. Passionate about programming, she is the Music Director of New Asia Chamber Music Society and founded Sunkiss’d Mozart.
Violinist Alexi Kenney has earned wide-spread acclaim for his insightful interpretations and inspired programming. He has been awarded a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award and an Avery Fisher Career Grant, and was named “a talent to watch” by the New York Times.