Tryon Concert Association presents Karen Dreyfus, Hélène Jeanney and Glenn Dicterow

Published 10:59 am Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Tryon Concert Association will present violist Karen Dreyfus, pianist Hélène Jeanney and violinist Glenn Dicterow at TFAC on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at 7:30 in the evening.


Dreyfus enjoys a wide-ranging career as a noted soloist, recitalist, chamber musician and teacher. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music where she studied with Michael Tree and Karen Tuttle, she has won many prestigious awards, including the Washington International Competition, the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition, and the Naumberg Viola Competition.

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox


Hélène Jeanney is known for her “beautiful rich sound, impressive temperament and passion” (Cleveland Plain Dealer). A winner of numerous prestigious awards and prizes she has been a soloist with the Paris Conservatory Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Indianapolis Symphony and the New England Symphonic Ensemble. 


Ms. Dreyfus and Ms. Jeanney will perform Märchenbilder by Robert Schumann; Sonata in F Minor, Op. 21, No. 1 by Johannes Brahms; and Suite Populaire Espagnole for Viola and Piano by Manuel de Falla. 


Glenn Dicterow, concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic for over three decades, has performed under Zubin Mehta, Kurt Masur, Lorin Maazel and Alan Gilbert. He made his debut at age eleven with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, playing Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto and has since distinguished himself as one of the most prominent concert artists of his generation.


Ms. Dreyfus and Mr. Dicterow together will perform Duo Lyrico for Violin and Viola, composed in their honor by Paul Chihara and Passacaglia for Violin and Viola, a composition by the Norwegian Johan Halvorsen based on a theme by George Frideric Handel.


For more information, visit

-Submitted by Tryon Concert Association


Karen Dreyfus