Alexander HershCello - American - 25
WFISC SEMI-FINALIST 2019
Cellist Alexander Hersh has quickly established himself as one of the most exciting and versatile talents of his generation. Alexander is a winner of the New York International Artists Association Competition (2017), Schadt String Competition (2016), and the Hellam Young Artists Competition (2015). Recent and upcoming concerto engagements include the Houston Symphony, Boston Pops, and the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra. His recital and chamber music engagements include Carnegie Weill Hall, Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series, Marlboro Music Festival, Ravinia Steans Music Institute, Caramoor, Music@Menlo, Perlman Music Program, Lucerne Festival Academy, I-M-S Prussia Cove, and the Amsterdam Cello Biennale.
Bach Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007: Sarabande and Minuet I & II
Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129
Say Dört Sehir Sonata for Cello and Piano: Sivas and Hopa
Sollima Lamentatio for Cello Solo