THE ULYSSES QUARTET this month begins its first international tour since winning the Gold Medal and First Prize at the prestigious Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. The Quartet will present concerts in Italy and Slovenia, and after returning to the U.S. the four artists will be featured participants in La Jolla Music Society’s Summerfest in California. Our audience can visit the Quartet’s website at UlyssesQuartet.com.
RICHARD NARROWAY, Cello, is warmly remembered for his recital in Cohen Hall two seasons ago when he performed masterpieces by Brahms and Chopin. He toured Australia during the same period, performing the complete Six Suites for Solo Cello by J.S. Bach in a variety of settings. We’re excited to let you know that Richard has recorded the complete Bach Suites. For full information visit Richard’s website at RichardNarroway.com or you can pre-order the CD (September 22, 2017 release) from Amazon online.
You can view Richard performing movements from the Sixth Suite in D Major here.
NIA ESPOSITO, Violin is the most recent recipient of the “Outstanding Ensemble Player” of the Pocono Youth Orchestra. The $250 award from L’ARCHET is given at each of the two yearly concerts by the Pocono Youth Orchestra and recognizes a member of the ensemble who has shown original leadership in supporting the collegiality, morale and musical advancement of the group.
Besides the PYO, Nia is a member of other youth music ensembles in the region and is active in numerous community initiatives. She is a skilled coach and is always available to younger players, providing encouragement and instrumental pointers whenever needed. Congratulations to this exceptional young msucian!