One of the world's preeminent and most respected musicians, Kim Kashkashian conducts a Viola and Chamber Music Masterclass
Kashkashian is recognized internationally as a unique voice on the viola. She received a 2013 Grammy Award in the "Best Classical Instrumental Solo" category for Kurtag and Ligeti: Music for Viola on the ECM Records Label. Kim Kashkashian's recording, with Robert Levin, of the Brahms Sonatas, won the Edison Prize in 1999. Her 2000 recording of concertos by Bartok, Eotvos, and Kurtag won the 2001 Cannes Classical Award for a premiere recording by a soloist with orchestra. Kim was awarded the George Peabody Medal for outstanding contributions to music in America, as well as the prestigious Golden Bow award of Switzerland. In 2016 Ms. Kashkashian was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Made possible by the David and Irmgard Dobrow Fund. Classical music was a passion of the Dobrows, who established a generous endowment at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music to make programs like this possible. We are proud to celebrate this program as part of the 2018-2019 Dobrow Series.