Introducing new Performance Instructor cellist Ignacy Gaydamovich in a concert of works by Chopin, Duke, Schumann and Rachmaninoff, with guest pianist Judith Gordon.
Ignacy Gaydamovich is an active soloist, recitalist, teacher, chamber musician, and a recording artist. His latest CD - "Lukas Foss Unknown", features premieres from the first half of the 20th century. He performs in Europe, Middle East, Asia, and the United States. In 2012 he gave the Albanian premiere of the Korngold Cello Concerto with the National Radio and Tv Orchestra of Albania in Tirana. As an advocate for new music, he gave the American premiere of Cellotronicum for cello and computer by Michal Talma-Sutt, commissioned and premiered a solo work by Alexander Barsov, and appeared on a crossover CD Cosmospir. He is a founding member of Xonor and 3/4 piano trios and principal cellist of the Boston Chamber Orchestra. More information at www.gaydamovich.com
Pianist Judith Gordon gave her debut recital at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1990. She has performed concertos by Mozart, Ravel, and Saint-Saëns with the Boston Pops Orchestra, and by Bach, Schumann, Rachmaninoff, Hindemith, Berg, Boulez, and more, with ensembles that include the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project and the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra. She has premiered music by Martin Brody, Peter Child, Alan Fletcher, John Harbison, Lee Hyla, Libby Larsen, Peter Lieberson, Salvatore Macchia, James Matheson, James Primosch, Eric Sawyer, and Donald Wheelock, among many others, and in 2015 she will record the solo piano works of Harbison for Bridge Records. In 1997 she was named 'Musician of the Year' by the Boston Globe. Free and open to the public.