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Salon: Jason Calloway

Please join me for my next Salon – a house concert on Friday, November 16th, featuring cellist Jason Calloway, and co-hosted by my friend Natalia Martinez-Kalinina.

Jason will perform several pieces of solo cello music for us; he will offer some context for each piece, and there will be space at the end of the concert for discussion and conversation. Natalia is kindly hosting us in her home at the Filling Station Lofts.

Please RSVP below if you’d like to attend, and feel free to invite a friend (just make sure they RSVP as well so we have accurate headcount).

Jason Calloway has performed to acclaim throughout the world as soloist and chamber musician. Currently cellist of the Amernet String Quartet, Ensemble-in-Residence at Florida International University, Mr. Calloway was previously a member of the Naumburg award-winning Biava Quartet, formerly in residence at the Juilliard School. Mr. Calloway gave his Carnegie Hall recital debut under the auspices of Artists International and has also been heard at Jazz at Lincoln Center, the 92nd Street Y, Disney Hall, and the Kennedy Center. He has recorded for the Bridge, Naxos, and Albany labels. A devoted advocate for new music, Mr. Calloway has collaborated with Ensemble InterContemporain and alongside members of Ensemble Modern, Klangforum Wien, and the Arditti and JACK quartets and given hundreds of premieres by composers including Berio, Birtwistle, Hosokawa, Lachenmann, Pintscher, Tulve, and Tüür. He is as well artistic director of Shir Ami, an ensemble dedicated to the preservation and performance of Jewish art music suppressed by the Nazis and Soviets. Mr. Calloway performs on a 1992 Michèle Ashley cello, a copy of the famous Sleeping Beauty of Montagnana, formerly owned by his teacher, Orlando Cole. Mr. Calloway is a native of Philadelphia.

 

Salon Series is an intimate event series that explores classical music and opera through listening and discussion. Something like a hybrid between book club and house concert, this series is a project by musician, artist, and designer Rebecca White.