The Brazilian Soul: Music for Guitar & Cello

Organization Oshman Family JCC
Date/Time Tuesday 2/21/2017 12p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall
3921 Fabian Way
Peninsula - Palo Alto
Cost $20
Age Range Mixed Ages
Categories Music

Listen as two celebrated musicians interpret the music of Brazilian composers Heitor Villa-Lobos, Sergio Assad, Radames Gnattali and Carlos Jobim.

Guitarist Marc Teicholz has toured extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Russia, receiving critical acclaim for his recitals and master classes. He has also toured Southeast Asia with the USIA Artistic Ambassador program and appeared as a soloist with orchestras in Spain, Portugal, California and Hawaii. He currently records for Naxos and Sugo records.

Mr. Teicholz graduated from Yale University and received an M.M. from the Yale School of Music and a J.D. from the Boalt School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. He serves on the collegiate faculty at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

Since her 1994 Carnegie Hall debut, cellist Angela Lee has performed at recitals in New York, Chicago, Washington, DC, Copenhagen and London. Her festival appearances include Mahler-Jihlava, St. Petersburg's Revelations, International Musicians Seminar at Prussia Cove, La Musica, Marlboro, Chautauqua, Chelsea, Mainly Mozart and Music Mountain.

A graduate of The Juilliard School and Yale School of Music, she is a recipient of a Fulbright scholarship to study in London with William Pleeth, a grant from the Foundation for American Musicians in Europe, the Jury Prize in the Naumburg International Cello Competition, and a cello performance fellowship from the American-Scandinavian Foundation.

With her two sisters, Ms. Lee tours internationally as The Lee Trio, appearing in major venues in New York, San Francisco, Berlin, Hamburg, Copenhagen, Kiev, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Toronto. The Trio's world premiere recording of Jane Antonia Cornish's piano trio, Duende, was released on Delos in 2014. Ms. Lee plays on a 1762 Nicolo Gagliano cello from Naples.

Funded in part by the Maimonides Fund of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund.

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