Upcoming Event: Chicago Cello Society Master Class Series

Chicago Cello Society Master Class Series

Amit Peled – November 11, 2015, 7-9 pm
Fine Arts Building, room 825

From the United States to Europe to the Middle East and Asia, Israeli cellist Amit Peled, a musician of profound artistry and charismatic stage presence, is acclaimed as one of the most exciting instrumentalists on the concert stage today. Peled often surprises audiences with the ways he breaks down barriers between performers and the public, making classical music more accessible to wider audiences Mr. Peled has performed as a soloist with many orchestras and in the world’s major concert halls such as: Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall, New York; Salle Gaveau, Paris; Wigmore Hall, London; Konzerthaus, Berlin; and Tel Aviv’s Mann Auditorium. As a recording artist, Mr. Peled recently released his fourth Centaur Records CD, Collage,which follows three extremely successful installments, The Jewish Soul, Cellobration, and Reflections.As an active chamber musician, Peled is a founding member of the famed Tempest Trio with pianist Alon Goldstein and violinist Ilya Kaler. Mr. Peled is also a frequent guest artist, performing and giving master classes at prestigious summer music festivals such as the Marlboro Music Festival, Newport Music Festival, Seattle Chamber Music Festival, Heifetz International Music Institute, Schleswig Holstein and Euro Arts Festivals in Germany, Gotland Festival in Sweden, Prussia Cove Festival in England, The Violoncello Forum in Spain, and the Mizra International Academy and Festival in Israel. One of the most sought after cello pedagogues, Mr. Peled is a Professor at the Peabody Conservatory of Music of the Johns Hopkins University.
$10 admission for non CCS members
To apply to participate, please email the following form to chicagocellosociety@gmail.com:
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