Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Israeli cellist Amit Peled, a musician of profound artistry and charismatic stage presence, is acclaimed as one of the most exciting instrumentalists on the concert stage today. Mr. Peled has performed as a soloist with many orchestras and in the world’s major concert halls, and during the 2011-2012 season, he embarked on an extensive concerto debut tour in the U.S. and Germany with the Nordwest Philharmonie, performing both Shostakovich Concerto No. 1 and Victor Herbert's Cello Concerto in nineteen cities. Mr. Peled released his third Centaur Records CD, "Reflections," in 2012. He is a professor at the Peabody Conservatory of Music of Johns Hopkins University.