RESCEDULED FROM NOVEMBER 10, 2013.
Chamber Music on the Hill, in residence at McDaniel College, presents pianist Nancy Roldán and violinist José Cueto on Saturday, May 17 at 7:00 p.m. in (Little) Baker Chapel. The concert will feature works by Turina, Beethoven, Poulenc, and Piazzola. The concert was originally set to take place on November 10, 2013, but had to be postponed due to a power outage.
Argentine born pianist Nancy Roldán has concertized in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Latin America, including her native Argentina. She has performed at the Kennedy Center, the Library of Congress, Carnegie Hall, YASI Piano Salon, and the Bösendorfer Saal among other venues, interpreting solo, chamber music, and repertory with orchestras.
Nancy Roldán is on the Board of Directors of the American Liszt Society and president of the Baltimore Washington Chapter of the Society. In 2004 she founded the Liszt/Garrison Festival and International Piano competition, a bi-annual event hosted by College of Notre Dame of Maryland. A graduate from the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo in Argentina, Roldán received Master and doctorate degrees from the Peabody Conservatory at The Johns Hopkins University, where she served as full time faculty from 1976 until her retirement in 2007. She now enjoys an active career as a recitalist, and presents master classes, lectures and workshops in the US and abroad.
Born in Puerto Rico, violinist José Cueto is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Music where he received both his BM and MM degrees in Violin Performance. In great demand as a soloist and chamber musician, Cueto has performed in Europe, Puerto Rico, Argentina and the US and is concertmaster of the Baltimore Opera Orchestra and Concert Artists of Baltimore. Additionally, he has performed with the Kennedy Center Chamber Players, the Tidewater Chamber Players, at the Casals Festival and the La Gesse Festival in France, and recently recorded "Music from the New World" with trio Americas. Cueto is Resident Artist at St. Mary's College and a faculty member at the University of Maryland at Baltimore.
Tickets, which will be available at the door, are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and veterans. Children and students with valid ID are admitted free. Tickets for the original concert date of November 10 will be honored on May 17. For more information, call 410-857-2599.
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