INTIMATE CLASSICS


Experience the beauty of music at its finest. On the heels of its successful debut season, this exciting series is back with more stars of the genre.

TICKETS
Center Members: $30-34*
Non-members: $35-40*
Student/Military: $20
12 and under: FREE!

 



Calder Quartet

Saturday, May 10, 2014, 7pm
Center Theater

Benjamin Jacobson, Violin
Andrew Bulbrook, Violin
Jonathan Moerschel, Viola
Eric Byers, Cello

Called "outstanding" and "superb" by the New York Times, the Calder Quartet performs a broad range of repertoire at an exceptional level, always striving to channel the true intention of the composer.

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PAST PERFORMANCES

Priti Gandhi, Soprano

Saturday, October 12, 2013, 7pm
Center Theater

A native of Mumbai, India, Priti Gandhi has been praised by the New York Times for her "creamy sound and agile coloratura" while Opera News described her voice as "...languid, sensuous...her voice never lost its velvety character." Gandhi's career includes performances with New York City Opera, the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden, San Francisco Opera, Los Angeles Opera and Seattle Opera, among other prestigious institutions.

Generously sponsored by Lois Brossart.

 

Marco Antonio Labastida, Tenor

Sunday, December 8, 2013, 3pm
Center Theater

Hailed as "the pride of Baja California," acclaimed singer, Marco Antonio Labastida's career spans over three decades across Mexico and the US. He is the recipient of numerous awards and is known as the Tijuana Tenor.

 

Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir, Cello

Saturday, February 15, 2014, 7pm
Center Theater

Known for her "emotional intensity," (Los Angeles Times) Icelandic cellist Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir is a soloist, chamber musician, teaching artist and classical music advocate. She has graced some of the greatest halls in the world including Carnegie Hall in New York and Disney Hall in Los Angeles. Accompanied by Elizabeth Joy Roe, Piano.

 

Ashu, Saxophone

Saturday, March 15, 2014, 7pm
Center Theater

Shortly after taking up the saxophone at age 10, Ashu developed a charismatic and moving performance style which has enabled him to win competitions typically reserved for pianists and violinists. His playing is described as "irresistible, sublimely beautiful and mesmerizing." - Arizona Daily Star

Center Members: $30-34*
Non-members: $35-40*
Student/Military: $20
12 and under: FREE!
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