String Masters Series: Astrid Schween, Cello

Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston, MA

Cellist Astrid Schween, an internationally acclaimed soloist, chamber artist, and teacher, performs a recital of works for cello with pianist Randall Hodgkinson.

A current member of the Juilliard String Quartet, Schween performed at major venues around the world and received many honors during her tenure with the Lark Quartet, including the Naumburg Chamber Music Award and the gold medal at Russia’s Shostakovich International String Quartet Competition. She has served on the juries of the Fischoff, Sphinx, and Concert Artist Guild competitions, is on the artistic advisory board of the Global M-Prize Competition, and has been featured in Strings and Strad magazines, on Living the Classical Life, NPR interviews, and as a guest speaker at the Library of Congress on the role of women in music.

DEBUSSY: Sonata in D Minor
POPPER: Hungarian Rhapsody, op. 68
FRANCK: Sonata in A Major

Andrew Mark, artistic director, String Masters Series