Lynn Harrell Master Class


Tuesday, March 8, 7 p.m.

WHERE: The Catholic University of America Ward Recital Hall 620 Michigan Ave. N.E. Washington, D.C.
DETAILS: The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a master class by American classical cellist Lynn Harrell. Harrell will work with three students from CUA and two selected high school students.

Renowned in recital and chamber music around the world, Harrell has collaborated with Anne-Sophie Mutter, Yuri Bashmet, Andre Previn, and recorded with Vladimir Ashkenazy, Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zukerman, and Nigel Kennedy. His critically acclaimed extensive discography of over 30 releases ranges from Bach to Walton, with several Grammy Award winners and world premieres among them.

A frequent guest of the world's greatest orchestras, he appears often with conductors such as James Levine, Sir Neville Marriner, Kurt Masur, Zubin Mehta, Sir Simon Rattle, Leonard Slatkin, Yuri Temirkanov and Michael Tilson Thomas.

Harrell returns this season to Carnegie Hall with James Levine and the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, with other recitals and concerts in Australia, Nova Scotia, and China. The summer months include his return to the festivals of Aspen, Ventura, La Jolla, and with the Eastern Music Orchestra, among others.

Other recent engagements include concerts with the Teatro di San Carlo Orchestra, a European tour with Riccardo Chailly and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, an Asian tour with concerts in Singapore and Taipei, and concerts in Los Angeles with the Philharmonic and Frühbeck de Burgos, the Boston Symphony with Christoph Eschenbach for the world premiere of Augusta Read Thomas' Cello Concerto No. 3 "Legend of the Phoenix," and concerts in New York, Detroit, Edmonton, and the Tanglewood Festival.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 202-319-5414 or visit music.cua.edu . Please call 202-319-5414, or email cua-music@cua.edu , to request disability accommodations.

SPONSOR: Benjamin T. Rome School of Music