Hoch Chamber Series Benefit Concert: INSPIRE

February 1

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sommer Center

Youth artistry inspires, and this program brings the great chamber music work of a young Felix Mendelssohn and young Broadway artist Corey Cott to celebrate youth in music – a major focus of Concordia Conservatory.


Elizabeth Lim-Dutton    violin    
Emanouil Manolov        violin
Jee Sun Lee            violin
Anna Nicolau            violin
Lawrence Dutton        viola
Jiwon Kim            viola
Andrew Janss        cello
Chungsun Kim        cello

F. Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Major, Opus 20  
Cabaret with Corey Cott, vocalist and Jim Lowe, piano

COREY COTT has quickly established himself as an actor both onstage and onscreen. His stage successes include originating the role of Donny Novitski in the Tony-winning musical Bandstand and two years in the role of Jack Kelly in Disney’s Newsies (Broadway debut), as well as playing Gaston Lachaille opposite Vanessa Hudgens in the Broadway revival of Gigi and Tony in Westside Story at Lyric Opera of Chicago. On television, Cott portrayed writer Townsend Martin opposite Christina Ricci in the Amazon series Z: The Beginning of Everything, and can be seen in a recurring role on The Good Fight (CBS All Access). A native of Ohio, Cott has appeared on Kennedy Center’s ASCAP Centennial Celebration and starred in the National Symphony Orchestra’s West Side Story. He recently made his Carnegie Hall debut singing with the New York Pops.

Tickets may be purchased at the Concordia Conservatory website.




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