Date(s) - 03/14/2021
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Old First Concerts
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- Nina Shekhar: Cajón (2016)
- Ángel Villoldo, arr. Teagan Faran: El Choclo (1903)
- Robert Schumann: Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70 (1849)
- Astor Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango (1973)
- David Baker: Sonata for Cello and Piano (1973)
Chicago-based cellist, Anita Graef performs David Baker’s jazz-inflected Sonata, Astor Piazzolla’s Le Grand Tango, Schumann’s Adagio and Allegro, and more.
Described as “a world class musician” (Galena Gazette) who plays with “high energy and polish” (WQXR), cellist Anita Graef has earned recognition for her music making as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral performer. Recent appearances include Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert series, and Concerts from the Library of Congress. She has also performed in recital as a guest of various radio programs, including Young Artists Showcase on WQXR, WFMT, WGTE, WOSU and others. She directs and performs with the Juliani Ensemble, an innovative, multi-faceted chamber ensemble, with whom she has performed at Preston Bradley Hall, as well as numerous renowned concert halls. Frequent orchestral appearances include the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, originally as a CCM-CSO Fellow, as well as the Louisville Orchestra, Dayton Philharmonic and others. Recent and upcoming appearances include a recital at Columbia University, debuts in San Francisco, Toronto, San Diego, and performances throughout North America and Europe.