Sunday, November 19

Sound & Spirit: Palermo Presents

Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Sunday, November 19th | 4:00 pm | Palermo Presents (Classical)

Join us for an evening of classic music with the trio of Philip Palermo (violin), Gary Stuck, (cello), and Matthew Hagle (piano). Selections include Clara Schumann’s Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 17 and Beethoven’s Piano Trio in B flat major, Op. 97 (“Archduke”).

About the Artists

Philip Palermo

Philip Palermo is a member of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, following in the footsteps of his father, George, who had been a member of the ISO 1938-40. A native of Barrington, Illinois, he studied violin with his father as well as Morris Gomberg, Franco Gulli and Dorothy DeLay. He made his concerto debut with the Chicago Symphony at age 15 and has appeared as soloist with the Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Houston and Milwaukee symphony orchestras in addition to numerous times with the ISO.

Palermo is artist in residence at the University of Indianapolis and is heard regularly with the Ronen Chamber Ensemble and the Canale Quartet. A recitalist in many countries throughout Europe and numerous parts of the United States, he participates in music festivals from San Diego to Maine and enjoys tennis and high performance automobiles. (via Indianapolis Symphony)

Gary Stucka

As a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, he received the Louis Sudler Foundation for the Musical Arts Award. Stucka continued his studies as a scholarship student of Karl Fruh at Roosevelt University’s Chicago Musical College (now the Chicago College of Performing Arts), where he received bachelor’s and master’s degrees. He was assistant principal cello of the Grant Park Symphony Orchestra and served as principal of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra from 1977 to 1981. In 1981, he joined the Cleveland Orchestra, where he remained until joining the CSO.

A member of the Pressenda Trio since 1989, Stucka also has performed with the Chicago Symphony String Quartet. In addition to many guest soloist appearances with numerous orchestras in the United States and Canada, he has served on the faculties of Northwestern University and the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.

Matthew Hagle

Matthew Hagle is a member of the Music Institute’s piano faculty and is the current director of the Musicianship Program.  He has a bachelor of music degree from the Peabody Conservatory of Music and master of music, master of musical arts, and doctor of musical arts degrees from Yale School of Music. He studied in London on a Fulbright Scholarship. He is a member of Music Teachers National Association, for which he has served as a competition judge on the state and national levels, and the American Liszt Society. He is a frequent recital partner with violinist Rachel Barton Pine, with whom he has made three recordings on Cedille Records. He has performed in concert venues across North and South America and frequently on Chicago’s classical music station WFMT. He also frequently performs as a piano duo with his wife, Mio Isoda-Hagle.