Cellist Inbal Segev to be Featured in Hudson Chamber Society, 10/22
Cellist Inbal Segev, known for her "warm, pure and beautiful" tone (Strings Magazine), will perform with pianist Mirian Conti, violinist Benjamin Breen, and violist Dov Scheindlin in a Rush Hour chamber music concert presented by the Hudson Chamber Society (of which Breen is the Artistic Director) on Tuesday, October 22 at 7:00pm at the Yamaha Piano Salon (689 Fifth Avenue, NYC). The program will include Mozart's Piano Quartet in G minor and a performance of Piazzolla's The Grand Tango for cello and piano by Segev and Conti.
Inbal Segev's playing has been described as "characterized by a strong and warm tone . . . delivered with impressive fluency and style," by The Strad and "first class," "richly inspired," and "very moving indeed," by Gramophone. She gave the world premiere of Avner Dorman's amplified Cello Concerto, which was written for her, in February 2013 with the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra in Alaska, and performed it since then with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic and the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia in Bogota. In June 2012, she gave the US premiere of Maximo Flugelman's Cello Concerto led by Lorin Maazel at the Castleton Festival, in Virginia near Washington DC. Equally committed to new repertoire for the cello and known masterworks, Segev brings interpretations that are both unreservedly natural and insightful to the vast range of solo and chamber music that she performs. She has performed as soloist with orchestras including the Helsinki Philharmonic, Radio Symphony of Helsinki, Reutlingen Symphony, Dortmund Philharmonic, the Orchestre National de Lyon, the Bangkok Symphony, and with all the major orchestras of her native Israel. She made debuts with the Berlin Philharmonic and Israel Philharmonic, led by Zubin Mehta, at age 17.
Segev is a founding member of the Amerigo Trio with New York Philharmonic concertmaster Glenn Dicterow and violist Karen Dreyfus. The three first performed together at the Bowdoin International Chamber Music Festival in 2007, and came together formally in 2009 as the Amerigo Trio. Since then they have been invited to play at some of the most prestigious concert series in the country, including Lorin Maazel's Castelon Festival in Virginia, The Hotchkiss School in Connecticut, the Concord Chamber Music Society in Massachusetts, Tannery Pond Concerts in the Berkshires, and Dumbarton concerts in Washington, DC. The ensemble is named after the Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci.
About Hudson Chamber Society: Hudson Chamber Society was founded by musicians who call New York City home but seldom get to perform with each other more than once per season in their hometown. Inspiring collaborations often formed at summer festivals around the country and around the world can now have a home in New York City. Hudson Chamber Society believes vibrant, intimate performances are what chamber music is all about. The Rush-Hour Series at the Yamaha Piano Salon gives busy New Yorkers an earlier option to hear great chamber music during the week. Hudson Chamber Society is proud to have Yamaha Artists Services as its presenting partner.