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Saeunn Thornsteindottire, cello; Alexandra Joan, piano - Icelandic Ambassador's Residence

  • Residence of the Icelandic Ambassador 2443 Kalorama Road Northwest Washington, DC, 20008 United States (map)

Saeunn Thornsteinsdottir, cello; Alexandra Joan, piano- Icelandic Ambassador’s Residence

Date(s) - 06/12/2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Residence of the Icelandic Ambassador

“Charismatic” (New York Times) cellist, Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir recently made her debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic for which the LA Times praised her for her “emotional intensity”. Following the release of her recording of Britten’s Suites for Solo Cello, last season she performed in some of the world s greatest halls including Carnegie Hall, Suntory Hall and Disney Hall. A versatile cellist, Saeunn’s 2013-2014 season includes debuts as soloist with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Quad City Symphony in Iowa; an inaugural season as cellist of the Manhattan Piano Trio including a debut performance at the Chautauqua Music Festival; a performance at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as cellist in the group Decoda; a performer in composer David Lang’s collected stories project at Carnegie Hall; and being named the 2013-2014 -in-Residence at Sonoma State University’s Green Music Center in California.

$100/Buffet/wine- Program:  Brahms, Schubert, Webern and Jón Nordal.