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About the Artist: James Buswell Join us Saturday Night for the Buswell Ou Kraft Piano Trio To learn more about all our guest artist arrive early for a pre-concert talk hosted by High Plains Public Radio | 7pm
Violinist, violist, and conductor, James Buswell is one of the most versatile musicians of the 21st century. As a soloist, he has performed more than one hundred concerti with orchestras on five continents. In 2014 he expanded this list of solo repertoire with debut recordings of one Turkish and one American Concerto from the 20th century for release on the Naxos label. He was a Grammy nominee for his recording of the Barber Violin Concerto with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Distinguished conductors with whom he has collaborated include Leonard Bernstein, George Szell, Seiji Ozawa, Zubin Mehta, Andre Previn, Pierre Boulez, and Michael Tilson Thomas. It was natural for Mr. Buswell to take up the baton early in his musical career, and he has conducted opera, ballet, and symphonic repertoire also on five continents. ... See MoreSee Less
About the Artist: Carol Ou Join us Saturday Night for the Buswell Ou Kraft Piano Trio To learn more about all our guest artist arrive early for a pre-concert talk hosted by High Plains Public Radio | 7pm
A versatile artist, cellist Carol Ou is known for her “fiery, marvelous” and “meltingly melodic outpourings.” (Boston Globe) As the cellist of the Carpe Diem String Quartet and the Buswell-Ou Duo, she frequently tours all over the US performing a zesty mix of classical, contemporary and crossover repertoire. Solo recitals and other collaborations have been with celebrated performers James Buswell, Hillary Hahn, Kim Kashkashian, Timothy Eddy, Pascal Rogé, and Robert Levin at the Marlboro Music Festival, Summerfest La Jolla, Australian Festival of Chamber Music, Nevada Chamber Music Festival, and other noted music festivals. At ease with the diverse musical styles of the last five centuries, Ou regularly programs traditional European masterworks with more eclectic works in concert. She has recorded three of the most beloved cello concerti by Haydn, Tchaikovsky, and Elgar and premiered several new compositions written for her. American composers such Richard Toensing and Daniel Pinkham have dedicated works to her. Other unusual works that she has performed include Tan Dun's Ghost Opera for string quartet and pipa, Peter Sculthorpe's string quartet with didjeridu, and Reza Vali’s Calligraphy no. 4 and Ashoob for string quartet and the Persian santoor. ... See MoreSee Less