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), Hellam Young Artists Competition (2015), and the Luminarts Classical Music Fellowship (2016). Recent and upcoming concerto engagements include the Houston Symphony, Boston Pops, Allentown Symphony Orchestra, Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra, Jefferson Symphony orchestra, and the Dupage Symphony Orchestra. Recital and chamber music engagements, past and present, include Carnegie Weill Hall, Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series, Tri-County Concerts, Marlboro Music Festival, Ravinia Steans Music Institute, Caramoor, Music@Menlo, Perlman Music Program, Lucerne Festival Academy, I-M-S Prussia Cove, Amsterdam Cello Biennale, Kneisel Hall, and Domaine Forget.
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DEBUSSY Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, L. 135
BRITTEN Sonata in C for Cello and Piano, Op. 65
TCHAIKOVSKY Pezzo Capriciosso, Op. 62
BRAHMS Sonata No. 2 in F Major for Cello and Piano, Op. 99
SHOSTAKOVICH Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107