José Franch-Ballester, clarinet & artistic director
Bella Hristova, violin
Ran Dank, piano
Spanish clarinetist José Franch-Ballester, Bulgarian-American violinist Bella Hristova and Israeli pianist Ran Dank form the dazzling new ensemble miXt, created in 2011 comprised of the brightest talent on the Young Concert Artists' roster. Among their numerous accomplishments, Franch-Ballester received the coveted Avery Fisher Career Grant in 2008 and was awarded Cannes' MIDEM/IAMA Prize for Outstanding Young Artist in 2010. Hristova recently performed solo with the New York String Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, and Dank has performed solo with the Orchestra of St. Luke's and the Phoenix and Ann Arbor symphonies.
Performance Timing: Part One - 40 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 30 min.