Venki Ramakrishnan's book, Gene Machine, provides a compelling insider account of the race to decipher the secrets of the ribosome, which translates messenger RNA into protein. A former president of the Royal Society, he has received many honors and recognitions in addition to the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, including a Guggenheim fellowship and the Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine. In 2012, he was granted knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to molecular biology.
Raman Ramakrishnan holds a physics degree from Harvard University and a master’s degree from The Julliard School. He has performed throughout North America, Europe, India, Japan, and Hong Kong. A founding member of the Daedalus Quartet and a former member of the Horszowski Trio, he has also performed as a guest member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble. He is an artist in residence at Bard College and is an artist member of the Boston Chamber Music Society.
Pianist Hochman has performed as a soloist, chamber musician and conductor. Born in Jerusalem in 1980, he debuted as a soloist at age 24 with the Israel Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall. He won the Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Career Grant. He is a Steinway Artist and lives in Berlin, where he is a lecturer at Bard College Berlin.
Britten, Cello Sonata, Op. 65
Brahms, Cello Sonata No. 2, Op. 99
Tuesday, October 10, 2023 at 7:30pm in the Foellinger Great Hall
See the Krannert Center website for more details and to purchase tickets.