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A. I. Lack Master Series

The A. I. Lack Master Series at the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music annually presents distinguished classical performers and recognized pedagogues in a series of free master classes and recitals, which provide a wider educational experience for its students as well as the Houston community at large. The endowment that supports the series was established in memory of Abram I. Lack in 1989. Lack’s daughter, legendary violinist and teacher, Fredell Lack Eichhorn, held the C. W. Moores Professor of Violin at the University of Houston where she served for 50 years, until her retirement in 2009.

Previous Lack Series guests have included violinists Pinchas Zukerman, Yung Uck Kim, Ruggiero Ricci andMidori; vocalists Diana Soviero, Marilyn Horne, Frederica von Stade, and Samuel Ramey; pianists Christoph Eschenbach and Jeffrey Siegel; flutists Julius Baker and Paula Robison; and composers Philip Glass and Richard Rodney Bennett, among others.

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2018-2019 A. I. Lack Master Series


Fall 2018

October 8 (Monday), 7 p.m.
A.I. Lack Series Master Classes
Miroslav Hristov, violin, MSM Room 160
Chih-Long Hu, piano, Dudley Recital Hall

October 9 (Tuesday), 7:30 p.m., Dudley Recital Hall
A.I. Lack Series Recital
Miroslav Hristov, violin
Chih-Long Hu, piano
University of Tennessee—Knoxville
Program: Beethoven Sonata No.1; Prokofiev: Five Melodies; Franck: Sonata in A; Ravel: Tzigane.


Spring 2019

February 4 (Monday), 7 p.m., MSM Room 160
A. I. Lack Series Master Class
Carol Rodland, viola
The Juilliard School

February 13 (Wednesday), 3 p.m., Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
A. I. Lack Series Master Class
Daniel Roth, organ
Church of Saint-Sulpice, Paris
The organ symphonies of Charles Marie Widor.

February 18 (Monday)
A. I. Lack Series Master Classes
1 p.m., MSM Room 244
Christina Edelen, Harpsichord

4 p.m., MSM Room 175
Fred Edelen, Cello
Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra

February 19 (Tuesday), 1 p.m., MSM Room 160
A. I. Lack Series Recital
Duo Edelen
A program of music for Baroque cello and harpsichord.

April 26 (Friday), 7 p.m., MSM Room 160
A. I. Lack Series Chamber Music Master Class
James Dunham, viola
Shepherd School of Music