PMP Alumni: At Home virtual recital with the Ariel Quartet postponed;
free virtual recital featuring PMP alumna and cellist Yi Qun Xu to be released January 21
SARASOTA, Fla. (January 12, 2021) — Due to unforeseen circumstances, The Perlman Music Program/Suncoast’s PMP Alumni: At Home virtual recital featuring the Ariel Quartet, originally scheduled to be released on Thursday, January 21, has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon.
In its place, Perlman Suncoast will release a free virtual recital featuring PMP alumna and cellist Yi Qun Xu.
Praised for displaying “great poise and masterful technique” and possessing “an amazing rich tone,” by The Day, cellist Yi Qun Xu is the Prima Finalist of 2019 Internationals Cello Competition Benedetto Mazzacurati. She has performed at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Marlboro Music Festival, and has collaborated with Itzhak Perlman and members of the Cleveland, Juilliard, and Tokyo Quartets. She received honors including the 2018 Sanders-Juilliard-Tel Aviv Museum Prize. She is a C.V. Starr Doctoral Fellow at The Juilliard School under the tutelage of Joel Krosnick. Yi Qun is the Artistic Director of Noree Chamber Soloists.
For a complete bio, click here. Press Release and photo are attached.
All Perlman Suncoast virtual performances are available at PerlmanSuncoast.org or on the PerlmanSuncoast YouTube channel.
About The Perlman Music Program/Suncoast
The Perlman Music Program/Suncoast cultivates audiences of all ages through classical music performances and education outreach programs, including hosting the annual Perlman Music Program Winter Residency on the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Campus, PMP Alumni: Around Town, PMP Alumni: At Home, and PMP Alumni: In Schools. Through its relationship with PMP, founded by Toby Perlman, and with a world-renowned faculty, including internationally-acclaimed violinist and conductor Itzhak Perlman, Perlman Suncoast offers the public the unique opportunity to witness the talent and spirit of extraordinarily gifted and promising young string students and accomplished graduates.
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