The Center for the Arts and the Music Department present cellist Joshua Roman in Crowell Concert Hall as part of the Performing Arts Series TONIGHT, Friday, November 18 at 8:00 PM. At 27, Oklahoma City native Mr. Roman has covered a wide range of repertoire in his performances, from two seasons as the principal cellist for the Seattle Symphony to his collaboration with DJ Spooky (on iPad) to cover Radiohead’s “Everything in Its Right Place” for The Voice Project (shown above).
Mr. Roman, accompanied on piano by Andrius Zlabys, will perform sonatas by Claude Debussy and Johannes Brahms (No. 2 in F Major), Astor Piazzolla’s “Le Grand Tango”, as well as selections from Dan Visconti’s “Americana”, which Mr. Roman premiered in 2010. Yo-Yo Ma has stated “to me, Joshua is one of the great exemplars of the ideal 21st-century musician.”
There will be a pre-concert talk at 7:15 PM by Wesleyan Private Lessons Teacher Julie Ribchinsky.A master class with Joshua Roman will be held on Saturday, November 19 at 11:00 AM in the Daltry Room (Rehearsal Hall 003). Observers are welcome.
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