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Nachtmusik presents: David Reimer (violin) & Hyesook Kim (piano)

On Friday, January 13 at 7:00PM, violinist David Reimer and pianist Hyesook Kim from Calvin College will present a recital of music by Corelli, Bloch, Pärt, and Mendelssohn.

David Reimer is an associate professor of music at Calvin College, teaching violin and directing the string program. He holds his DMA from the Ohio State University as well as MM and BM degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he studied with Bernard Goldschmidt. Professor Reimer has an extensive performing knowledge of orchestral literature acquired during 25 years of professional orchestra experience. He has performed regionally with the Kalamazoo Symphony, Traverse Symphony, West Michigan Symphony and Grand Rapids Symphony. In 2013, he was named the Concertmaster of the Baroque on Beaver Island Festival Orchestra and performed in numerous solo and chamber music capacities. Professor Reimer released his first CD titled Meditatio in 2010.

Hyesook Kim teaches piano, chamber music, accompanying, and music appreciation at Calvin College. She earned her MM and DMA from Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University. Professor Kim maintains a busy performance schedule as a soloist and as a founding member of the chamber music group Ensemble Montage.


Sonata in D major, Op. 5, No. 1 by Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)

I.                     Grave-Allegro
II.                   Allegro
III.                 Allegro
IV.                Adagio
V.                  Allegro

Baal Shem (Three Pictures of Chassidic Life) by Ernest Bloch (1880-1959)

I.                     Vidui (Contrition)
II.                   Nigun (Improvisation)
III.                 Simchas Torah (Rejoicing)

Fratres by Arvo Pärt (1935- )

Sonata in F major by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

I.                     Allegro vivace
II.                   Adagio
III.                 Allegro vivace