Joshua Roman and Andrius Žlabys
Saturday, May 6, 2017
“If all musicians were as affable as cellist Joshua Roman, there’d be no chatter about classical music
and how it is in jeopardy or doomed to die a slow death in cavernous concert halls”
- San Francisco Classical Voice
Cellist Joshua Roman has earned an international reputation for his wide-ranging repertoire, commitment to communicating the essence of music in visionary ways, artistic leadership and versatility. As well as being a celebrated performer, he is recognized as an accomplished composer and curator, and was named a TED Senior Fellow in 2015.
with Andrius Žlabys, piano
Beethoven: Sonata in A major
Roman/Zlabys: Only Once: An Improvisation
Messiaen: Louange à l'éternité de Jésus
Piazzolla: Grand Tango
The first series of its kind for the Sheen Center presents some of the greatest music ever written performed in fresh and exciting ways, including unique collaborations, by renowned young musicians.