The 54th season of the Evergreen Concert Series, one
of Baltimore's longest-running chamber music programs,
concludes with celebrated cellist Matt Haimovitz at 8 p.m.
on Friday, April 27. Haimovitz will perform Ligeti's Sonata
for Violoncello Solo, selections from Bach's Suites for
Solo Cello and Rorem's "After Reading Shakespeare" suite in
nine movements for solo cello. This will be the first
appearance of this internationally recognized musician in
Evergreen's concert series.
The performance, to be held in Evergreen's Carriage
House, will be followed by a reception with the musician.
Israeli-born Haimovitz has established himself as one
of classical music's most adventurous artists, with a
repertoire spanning from J.S. Bach to Led Zeppelin. He has
performed with some of the world's most esteemed orchestras
and conductors, including the Berlin Philharmonic with
James Levine, the New York Philharmonic with Zubin Mehta,
the English Chamber Orchestra with Daniel Barenboim, the
Boston Symphony Orchestra with Leonard Slatkin and the
Cleveland Orchestra with Charles Dutoit.
A graduate of Harvard who studied at Juilliard and
with Ronald Leonard and Yo-Yo Ma, Haimovitz is professor of
cello at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University
in Montreal. He plays a Venetial cello, made in 1710 by
Tickets are $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers; $5
student rush tickets will be available 30 minutes prior to
performance (limit two tickets per valid student ID).
Reservations are strongly recommended. Advance tickets can
be obtained by going to www.missiontix.com or by calling
410-516-0341. Complete concert information is available
Funded in large part by the Evergreen House
Foundation, Evergreen's chamber music program continues
Alice Warder Garrett's legacy of supporting established and
emerging musicians, and inviting audiences to interact with