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Jose R. Lopez & Laura Wilcox – January 27, 2013

Charles Valentin Alkan Salut, cendre du pauvre!, Op. 45; Trois Petites Fantaisies, Op. 41, and Sonate de Concert, Op. 47Erich Wolfgang Korngold Märchenbilder: 7 Stücke fur Pianoforte, Op. 3Robert Fuchs Seven Fantasy Pieces for violin, viola, and piano, Op. 57José Raúl López is coordinator of the Keyboard Department at Florida International University in Miami, as well as the president of the South Florida Chapter of the American Liszt Society at FIU. He has performed throughout the United States, Italy, Central and South America as a recitalist and chamber musician. Laura Wilcox has collaborated in many crossover ventures with artists and composers from North America, Asia, Europe, Central and South America and is committed to teaching string methods that include traditional European music, American fiddling, and world music traditions. Together they founded The Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble and the Living Artist Concert Series, collaborative concerts revolving around environmental and preservation themes involving historians, living composers, literary and visual artists. They are joined by San Francisco Opera Orchestra’s Assistant Concertmaster and member of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra Heidi Wilcox.

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