"Haydn: Piano Trios Vol. 7: Named Ideastream Recording of the Week
March 17, 2023
On October 24, 2022, Ideastream Public Media named The Oberlin Trio's June 2022 album their Recording of the Week. The release on Naxos includes Haydn’s piano trios from his very first, written around 1765, to his 33rd, composed about 30 years later. The trio's members are Oberlin Conservatory faculty—pianist Haewon Song, violinist David Bowlin, and cellist Dmitry Kouzov.
Violinist David Bowlin releases recording on New Focus
October 11, 2019
Oberlin Conservatory violin professor David Bowlin '00 has just released Bird as Prophet, on New Focus Recordings. He collaborates with colleague and pianist Tony Cho, an opera and vocal coach in the conservatory, on the CD's title track by Martin Bresnick. The recording also features two works written by Oberlin alumni. Under a Tree, an Udātta by Du Yun '01 is a piece for fixed media and violin anchored on a recording of Vedic chanting. Bleu (2011), a composition for solo violin, is a mature work written by the late George Walker '41 for his violinist son Gregory when the composer was nearly 90. Avant Music News praises the release, "Over these centuries the nature of virtuosity has evolved, along with the techniques needed to achieve it. What a 21st century violin virtuoso sounds like is on display on David Bowlin’s Bird as Prophet."
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