Posted by Jacqui Bonner | 09/08/2023
The infusion of jazz into classical music during this period brought exciting new colours to the classical genre, unmistakable in Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess Suite, and Ravels’ Blues Sonata for violin and piano. Add the serene, spiritual and ecstatic melodies of Bloch’s Poeme Mystique and Prokofiev’s Without Words, and this will be a performance to remember!
About Cedar: from successful busing at folk festivals at age 13, Cedar packed her bags and went to study with legendary violinist Albert Markov in New York. Just returned, a decade later, from studying at the Manhattan School of Music where she was a scholarship student with Professor Lucie Robert, Cedar has been a semi-finalist in the Classicalia International Music Competition, a finalist in the Melbourne Bach Competition and a recent winner of the 2023 Eva Pascoe Award, with her ecent performances of Piazzolla’s ‘Four Seasons of Buenos Aires’ captivating audiences in Bowral, Wollongong and Canberra.
“Cedar Newman is an exceptional talent who was born to play the violin. She speaks through her instrument and touches all who are fortunate enough to hear her” – Prof. Lucie Robert, Manhattan School of Music.
Thursday, 10 August 8pm
19 Marrickville Rd
Tickets from $40 +bf