New details about the Summer in JAPAN 2015 Classical Concert



Let us introduce the musics and the members of the third annual Summer in JAPAN Classical Concert.

Practicing hard to send you a wonderful concert!

Béla Bartók  Romanian Folk Dances Sz.56

George Frideric  Handel Sonata No.3 for alto saxophone solo, selected movements

Maxwell Phillips  “Fugue” for piano solo (Japan premier)

Peter Ilyich  Tchaikovsky Waltz-Scherzo Op.34

Robert Schumann  Piano Quintet Op.44, 1st movement

Arnold Schoenberg  6 Little Pieces Op.19

Lennon-McCartney  Blackbird

Foster The People  Houdini

William Shakespeare  Monologue from Romeo and Juliet

Astor Piazzolla  Oblivion, Escualo

Maxwell Phillips

Maxwell Phillips is a conductor, composer, double bassist and pianist from Storrs, Connecticut. An active composer, Max received the John Green Prize in composing at Harvard and has had his work performed and recorded by such ensembles as the Chiara Quartet, the Callithumpian Consort, and the Juventas Ensemble.

Maxon Moulton

Max Moulton is a saxophonist and rising sophomore at Harvard University. This past year at college he performed in the Harvard Wind Ensemble on baritone saxophone. Besides saxophone, Max also work intensively with composition, writing and arranging both classical and modern music.

Anna Hagen

Anna Hagen is a director, writer, and actor from Brooklyn, New York. She received the prestigious Hoopes Prize. She has directed productions of Chekhov’s Three Sisters on the American Repertory Theater’s Main Stage and Euripides’ The Bacchae in Harvard’s Loeb Experimental Theater.

Ava Violich

Ava Violich is a rising sophomore at Harvard College born in Boston, Massachusetts. At Harvard Ava sings with and arranges music for the school’s oldest all-female contemporary a cappella group, with which she recently recorded a CD.

Sumire Hirotsuru

Born in Oita, Japan. During her high school years, Sumire was on the 2-week tour in the USA including the performances in Carnegie Hall and at several department of music of colleges in the four states. In 2015 she performed with Yo-Yo Ma and Silk Road Ensemble at Sanders Theatre in Cambridge, MA.