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January 19, 2013 at 8PM. Harold Golen Gallery. 2294 NW 2nd Ave, Wynwood Art District, Miami FL, 33127.
The cellist Jason Calloway is back to take us on a contemporary musical travelogue through exotic locales, from Azerbaijan to Hungary, Estonia, Japan, and Syria. The program features recent masterworks of Hosokawa and Kurtag as well as premieres of Frangiz Ali-Zadeh, Andrus Kallastu, and Kareem Roustom.
Cellist Jason Calloway has performed to acclaim throughout North America, the Caribbean, Europe, and the Middle East as soloist and chamber musician. He has appeared at festivals including Lucerne, Spoleto USA, Darmstadt, Klangspuren (Austria), Acanthes (France), Perpignan, Valencia, Citta' della Pieve (Italy), Jerash (Jordan), Casals (Puerto Rico), Sarasota, Blossom, Music Academy of the West, the New York String Seminar, and Encore. He is currently cellist of the acclaimed Amernet String Quartet, Artists-in-Residence at Florida International University in Miami.
Mr. Calloway was previously a member of the Naumburg award-winning Biava Quartet, formerly in residence at the Juilliard School, and has also collaborated with members of the Cleveland, Curtis, Juilliard, and Miami quartets and with principal players of most of the world's leading orchestras, as well as with artists including Shmuel Ashkenasi, Roberto Diaz, Gary Hoffman, Ida Kavafian, Kim Kashkashian, Ricardo Morales, and the Penderecki and Tokyo quartets. He gave his Carnegie Hall recital debut under the auspices of Artists International and has also been heard in Los Angeles at Disney Hall, in Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center, and live on NPR, WFMT (Chicago), KMZT (Los Angeles), WQXR (New York), WFLN (Philadelphia), and on RAI television (Italy).
A devoted advocate of new music, Mr. Calloway has premiered hundreds of works and has collaborated closely with many of the leading composers of today, including Birtwistle, Carter, Lachenmann, and Pintscher. He has performed with leading ensembles around the world, alongside members of Ensemble Modern and the Arditti Quartet, and with the New Juilliard Ensemble both in New York and abroad, in addition to frequent appearances in Philadelphia with Bowerbird, Soundfield, and Network for New Music. Mr. Calloway prizes his work with Pierre Boulez and the Ensemble InterContemporain, in addition to his collaborations with the violinist Gilles Apap and with tap dancer Savion Glover. He is also artistic director of Shir Ami (www.shiramimusic.com), an ensemble dedicated to the preservation and performance of Jewish art music suppressed by the Nazis and Soviets. A native of Philadelphia, Jason Calloway is a graduate of the Juilliard School and the University of Southern California. His teachers have included Ronald Leonard, Orlando Cole, Rohan de Saram, Lynn Harrell, Fred Sherry, Robert Cafaro, Joel Sachs, Felix Galimir, Luis Biava, and Seymour Lipkin. Mr. Calloway is grateful for the assistance of the Maestro Foundation.
1. Frangiz Ali-Zadeh (b. 1947): Ask Havasi (Florida premiere)
2. György Kurtág (b. 1926): Az hit (Florida premiere)
3. Andrus Kallastu (b. 1967): Stabat mater (American premiere)
4. Toshio Hosokawa (b. 1955): Sen II (Florida premiere)
5. Kareem Roustom (b. 1971): Hanjale (World premiere)
With the support of Foundation of Emerging Technologies and Arts, Harold Golen Gallery, SFCA and the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.