By Ralph Derickson
Stoltzman will be accompanied by wife Lucy, a violinist,
and pianist children Peter and Margaret at the 2001
University Artist Series first performance.
3, 2001 (Lexington, Ky.) -- The
2001 University Artist Series focuses on family musical
groups. The first performance features clarinetist
Richard Stoltzman, wife violinist Lucy, and pianist
children Peter and Margaret, and is set for 8 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 12, in the University of Kentucky Singletary
Center for the Arts.
whose love for classical music began early, and his
family will explore a range of jazz and classical
musical styles from Debussy to Duke Ellington. Typical
programs for the Stoltzman family include selections
from "Porgy and Bess" and Bach's "Courante."
of Ohio State University, who also has a master's
degree in music from Yale and worked toward a doctorate
in music at Columbia University, Stoltzman said his
love of music began when he picked up a clarinet his
dad had "just left lying around."
start toward a music career has led him to solo performances
with more than one hundred orchestras around the world
and to a prolific recording artist career in which
he has won two Grammy Awards. He has more than 50
releases on various recording labels.
recent releases include "Amber Waves," a CD of American
works, and the Trios of Beethoven, Brahms and Mozart
with Emanuel Ax and Yo Yo Ma. This release won him
a second Grammy.
are $25 general admission, $22 for senior citizens
and $15 for students. Call (859) 257-4929 to reserve