Sophia Ro, violin, and Keisuki Nakagoshi, piano

Friday, October 9, 2015, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Photo of Sophia Ro holding her violin
Sophia Ro joined the Bass School of Music at Oklahoma City University as an adjunct instructor of violin in 2013. She is also a member of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Lawton Philharmonic Orchestra and Fort Smith Symphony. Keisuke Nakagoshi has performed to acclaim on prestigious concert stages across the United States, including the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Hollywood Bowl and San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall. He is a member of the ZOFO duet. Free.
Creative Arts Building, Knuth Hall
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Sophia Ro

Born in Seoul, Korea, Sophia Ro has held teaching assistantship positions at University of North Texas as a member of the Conductors’ Quartet and the Nova Quartet ensemble, where she premiered numerous contemporary works and was selected to perform on a CD by composer Adriana Manas.

Keisuke Nakagashi

Keisuke Nakagashi has received training from Emanuel Ax, Gilbert Kalish, Menahem Pressler and Paul Hersh — and enjoys collaborating with other accomplished musicians such as Lucy Shelton, Ian Swensen, Jodi Levitz, Gary Schocker and conductors such as Alasdair Neale, Michael Tilson Thomas and Herbert Blomstedt. Nakagoshi is Pianist-in-Residence at San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the award-winning Opera Parallele. Keisuke and Swiss pianist Eva-Maria Zimmermann formed ZOFO duet in 2009, commissioning and performing music for piano four hands, and their first CD was nominated for a 2011 Grammy Award for best chamber music/small ensemble.


  • Beethoven (1770 – 1827): Sonata for violin and piano No. 4, Op. 23 (1800 – 1801)
  • Faure (1845 – 1924): Sonata No. 1, Op. 13, A major (1875 – 1876)