A program combining dancers, singers, composers, ethnic instruments and more with a lot of excellent cello playing!
The Lev Aronson Legacy Festival highlights the teachings and life of one of the most important cello teachers in the 20th century, who lived and worked in North Texas. Top cello students from around the US come to study with top teachers with connections to Mr Aronoson and his style of teaching, including the founder of the festival, Brian Thornton of the Cleveland Orchestra.
Learn more at LevAronsonLegacy.com.
Jay Appaji (mridangam) and Brian Thornton (cello)
Thiago Nascimento’s Cello Prelude
with modern dancer Marielle McGregor
Bach Chaconne for 4 cellos
Mark Landson’s “Dream on a Cirrus Sky”
with ballet dancer Paula Ulery-Reynolds
Wesley Skinner, cello
with Damon Clark, vocalist
Vivaldi Concerto Grosso for Two Violins and Cello
with tap dancer Katelyn Harris
Adam Eason’s Tango Notturno
with tango dancers Alex Ancheta and Rosario Leatham-Chavez
Villa-Lobos’ Bachianas Brasileiras
Leslie Hochmann (soprano) and 8 cellos