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Literary Inspirations


FRI, NOV 16, 2018, 7:30 PM
First United Methodist Church     
1838 SW Jefferson     
Portland, OR 97201

SAT, NOV 17, 2018, 3:00 PM
Reynolds High School Performing Arts Center     1698 SW Cherry Park Rd     
Troutdale, OR 97060

Literary Inspirations
Allison Eldredge, cello

The PCSO welcomes cellist and recording artist, Allison Eldredge. She is a recipient of the coveted Avery Fisher Career Grant, and has been named by Musical America as "Young Artist of the Year." Ms. Eldredge will perform the Grammy-award winning Tales of Hemingway Concerto for Cello and Orchestra recently written by American composer Michael Daugherty. The orchestra is then featured in delightful literary-inspired musical creations.

Mozart: Overture to Abduction from the Seraglio
Daugherty: Tales of Hemingway for Cello and Orchestra
Korngold: Much Ado About Nothing Suite, Op. 11 Korngold: Kings Row Suite

Concert Cellist and Recording Artist, Allison Eldredge has been performing in the world's premiere Concert Halls for more than 30 years. She is a recipient of the coveted Avery Fisher Career Grant, a National Grant awarded to American musicians demonstrating exceptional ability. Musical America, the world’s premiere performing arts resource, named Allison Eldredge “Young Artist of the Year.” Following…Ms. Eldredge's release of Saint-Saens and Lalo Concerti with the Royal Philharmonic and conductor Hans Vonk, American Record Guide wrote, “Hers is virtuosity wholly at the service of the music.”

An active chamber musician, Allison Eldredge has shared the stage with renowned artists such as Andre Previn, Joshua Bell, Yo-Yo Ma, Gil Shaham, Marc O’ Connor, Shmuel Ashkenasi, Cho-Liang Lin, Chee-Yun, Max Levinson, Harumi Rhodes, Yekwon Sunwoo, and many others. She was a member of the Boston Trio from 2001–11. She has been a guest artist of Bay Chamber Music Festival, the San Juan Chamber Music Festival, Ravinia, Casals, Caramoor, Santa Fe, Rockport Chamber, Salt Bay, Waterloo, Colmar Festival (France), Davos Festival (Switzerland), Dvorak Festival in Prague, Johanessen International Festival in Victoria, B.C., the Killington Music Festival, and Rutger's Summerfest in New Jersey.

Earlier Event: November 16
Northwest Piano Trio & Friends
Later Event: November 17
Beethoven’s “Emperor”