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WORK | Ashley Walters, cello

January 6, 2017
8:00 PM

Pasadena Conservatory of Music
100 North Hill Avenue
Pasadena , CA 91106

In the hands of Ashley Walters, the cello is transformed from a serene swan into a snarling, roaring creature as sinister as it is beautiful. Ashley‘s WORK showcases her longtime collaborative friendships and her fearless and daring explorations of what is possible on the instrument.

Nicholas Deyoe: another anxiety (2013)

Jason Eckardt: A way [tracing] (2006)

Wadada Leo Smith: Sweet Bay Magnolia with Berry Clusters (2013)

Luciano Berio: Sequenza XIV (2002)

Andrew McIntosh: Another Secular Calvinist Creed (2011)

Cellist Ashley Walters has been described as performing “…with the kind of brilliance that beckons a major new performer on the new music scene” (Mark Swed, LA Times). She specializes in performing repertoire with microtonality, extended techniques, and scordatura. She is a member of Wadada Leo Smith’s Golden Quintet, The Formalist Quartet, and wild Up. www.ashleywalterscello.com


TICKETS $15 at the door