NYC Debut: Fragments Transcending

Mar 28, 2015 CommentsFacebook

richter_uzur_master__detail_carousel“One of the most exciting duos on the scene today…. The duo performs with effortless precision and musicality…. The interplay between the two is playful yet stunning…. It grooves, it sings, its fresh, and exciting; this music has it all.” Guitar International

SUNDAY, March 29 at 3pm,  guitar and cello virtuosi Brad Richter & Viktor Uzur make NYC Debut at Rubin Museum of Art.

Brad Richter (guitar) and Viktor Uzur (cello) are virtuoso musicians having trained at the Royal College of Music and the Moscow Conservatory, respectively. In the U.S. the duo is perhaps best known through its regular appearances on NPR’s Performance Today.

Fragments Transcending is based on Tibetan and Navajo spiritualism and, specifically, a book by Peter Gold, Circle of the Spirit (Ancient Tibetan and Navajo Wisdom) which relates the close connections between these two cultures

Program:

La Folia (Renaissance Theme) – Richter/Uzur

Ironwood – Richter/Uzur

Elation – Richter (guitar solo)

Suite III for solo Cello – J.S. Bach

  • Prelude (cello solo)

I am the Walrus – Lennon/McCartney (arr. Richter/Uzur)

Romanian Folk Dances – Bartok

Fragments Transcending – Richter

  • Facing East
  • Circles

Almost October– Richter/Uzur

Balkan Express – Richter/Uzur

  • Kolo Fugato
  • Zeijdi Zeijdi
  • Carpathian Kolo

 

Purchase tickets: https://tickets.rubinmuseum.org/public/auto_choose_ga.asp?area=19

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