School of Music

Chamber Music Dressed Down I 

The newest Four Seasons initiative, Chamber Music Dressed Down presents chamber music’s greatest hits in intimate, parlor-like settings. With more discussion from the stage, greater access to the performers and an in-house bar, CMDD replicates the atmopshere chamber music was written to be performed in. Chamber Music Dressed Down concerts are part of the concert subscription package. 

Shostakovich - A Life in Music

Thursday, November 3 at 7:30p.m. - Contemporary Art Museum, Raleigh
Friday, November 4 at 7:30p.m. - The Martinsborough, Greenville 

Dmitri Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 110
Dmitri Shostakovich's Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57

Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano 

A recipient of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship, Ieva Jokubaviciute made her Chicago Symphony debut at the Ravinia Festival in 2005, and in 2009 her piano trio, Trio Cavatina, won the Naumburg International Chamber Music Competition. She has performed at Carnegie Hall, London’s Wigmore Hall and Washington DC’s Kennedy Center. Jokubaviciute is currently Assistant Professor of Piano at Shenandoah Conservatory. 

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Zenas Hsu 

Concert master and founding member of the chamber ensemble Phoenix, Hsu was a top prizewinner of the 2013 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition with Trio Concorde. He has performed as a guest member of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and has appeared at the Perlman, Yellow Barn and Banff festivals. Hsu is currently a resident artist of Chamber Music by the Bay and attended Four Seasons’ Winter Workshop 2016. View Full Bio

Hye-Jin Kim, violin 

Winner of the Yehudi Menuhin International Competition and the Concert Artists Guild International Competition, Kim has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, New Jersey Symphony, BBC Concert Orchestra and the Seoul Philharmonic. She made her Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall debut in 2011 and has appeared at the Four Seasons, Marlboro, Ravinia, Music@Menlo and Seoul Spring festivals. Kim is Assistant Professor of Violin at East Carolina University. View Full Bio



Founder and Artistic Director of the Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival, Gregorian made his New York recital debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall and his debut as soloist with the Boston Pops Orchestra. He has appeared in cities throughout the world including Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Vancouver, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tel Aviv and Helsinki, and has performed as a member of the Daedalus Quartet and Concertante. Gregorian is Distinguished Professor of Violin at East Carolina University. View Full Bio

Javier Iglesias Martin, Cello 

Winner of the 2016 American String Teachers Association National Solo Competition and the 2016 American Protégé Strings Competition, Martin will be making his Carnegie Hall debut in November of 2016. He has appeared at the Heifetz International Music Institute, the Pablo Casals Festival in France and the New York String Orchestra Seminar. He attended Four Seasons’ Winter Workshop in 2015 and 2016. View Full Bio