This groupmuse happened on Tuesday, April 23, at 8:00 PM PDT.

This is an in-person Groupmuse Concert

A live in-person performance in a living room or private space. They're casual and friendly, hosted by community members.

Cello Recital at the Toy Factory
In-person Concert

Cello Recital at the Toy Factory

Arts District DTLA

Tue, April 23, 2019 8:00 PM, PDT

Capacity
60 spots total at this groupmuse
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks
Age limit
All guests must be 21
ADA access
Accessible

You are invited to a cello recital in a beautiful DTLA loft.

Program:
J.S.Bach: Prelude and Fugue from Cello Suite No.5 in C minor, BWV 1011
Jean Sibelius: Theme and Variations for Solo Cello (1887)
Giovanni Sollima: Concerto Rotondo (2000)
Georgy Gusev: 'Traveler's Diary', book of pieces for Solo Cello (2011-2019)

About the Artist:
"Very talented and daring young man..."
- Mstislav Rostropovich (Moscow 2002)

"Amazed by his talent, musicality and technique! Georgy is a rare example of a musician who manages to connect knowledge and respect for musical tradition with his own creativity and gorgeous talent."
- Giovanni Sollima (Rome 2011)

"Brilliant! I've never heard someone playing a cello like this!"
- Tommy Emmanuel (Rome 2014)

"He stands out among the very talented musicians from around the world... "
– Walter Afanasieff (Los Angeles 2016)

CELLIST
Georgy Gusev is a graduate of the famed Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory and Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome. He performs at major music festivals and events worldwide with other musicians, singers, dancers, and performers including but not limited to Yo-Yo Ma, Natalia Gutman, Giovanni Sollima, Enrico Dindo, Rocco Filippini, Monika Leskovar, Andrey Gavrilov, Boris Andrianov, Eliso Virsaladze, Pavel Vernikov, Sonig Tchakerian, Elsa Lila, Dilnaz Akhmadieva. He also worked with several multi-Grammy Award winning composers, producers and performers such as Randy Jackson, Walter Afanasieff, Kenny G, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Mark Mancina.

COMPOSER
Georgy began his career with a series of compositions for solo cello entitled, Traveler's Diary that has been incorporated onto the music track for various shows produced by Russian television and Italian RAI as well as several films. His first solo project as a cellist and composer is the album Cello Drive, sponsored by Thomastik-Infeld Vienna and released by the UK label North2North in July 2016.
Georgy’s Carnegie Hall debut in NYC as a cellist and composer took place on February 2, 2018.
His new cycle of songs for Soprano and Cello will be premiered at Carnegie Hall on May 30th of 2019.

EDUCATOR
Georgy has taught in Gnessin Music School of Moscow (Russia), Academy Praeneste of Rome (Italy) and Big Sur (USA). Among his students there are prize winning young cellists such as: Grigory Filipchenko, Gianluca Montarulli, Francesca Della Vista, Antonio Aprile, Antonietta Pilloli, Niccolò Citrani, Ivana Querques, Akim Korkin, Anna Skladannaya, Tikhon Evlanov. Alongside his concert life he is giving cello master classes worldwide.

PUBLIC ACTIVITY
In 2011 in Russia, Georgy founded GOSH Projects - a Creative Laboratory, committed to supporting new projects of young and extraordinarily talented artists. He is also a founder and Artistic Director of the International Music Festival Masters of Music held annually in Moscow since 2013.

CELLOS
Georgy plays cellos made by Ernst Liebich III (Breslau, 1880), Nicolas Geisser (St. Petersburg, 1901) and YAMAHA Silent Cello SVC 110 (2014).

LINKS
GOSH Projects: http://goshprojects.org/
CELLO DRIVE: http://www.cellodrive.com/
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/cellodrive/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/cellodrive/


Come and disappear into the music in an absurdly cozy and chic loft with fellow music lovers!

Program

Program:

  • J.S.Bach: Prelude and Fugue from Cello Suite No.5 in C minor, BWV 1011
  • Jean Sibelius: Theme and Variations for Solo Cello (1887)
  • Giovanni Sollima: Concerto Rotondo (2000)
  • Georgy Gusev: 'Traveler's Diary', book of pieces for Solo Cello (2011-2019)

Georgy's new cycle of songs for Soprano and Cello will be premiered at Carnegie Hall on May 30th of 2019.

More about Artist:

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Attendees

Lisa dRragoNfly
Nisha Shah
Brooke Bayles
Jamais Vu
Matt Diamond
Michelle Barton
Emily Ely
Linda Loosley
Ferial
Morgan Sorne
Kukana Ana
Christine Moyle
Alexandros Pagidas
Rome da Luce
James Clinton Shaw
Tyler Zak
Francois Vonthron
Krys Doctor
Douglas Greenberg