Cellist Peter Seidenburg To Perform On Hoff-Barthelson Recital Series, 3/5

Cellist Peter Seidenberg performs a program of Beethoven, Tüür and Rachmaninoff with pianist Hélène Jeanney on Hoff-Barthelson Music School's HB Artist Recital Series on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at 5:00 pm at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale.

Included on the program are Ludwig van Beethoven's Cello Sonata Op. 102, No. 2; Estonian composer Erkki-Sven Tüür's contemporary master work Dedication; and Sergei Rachmaninoff's passionate Cello Sonata Op. 19. Program subject to change.

Admission to the recital is $18, $15 for seniors (65+) and free of charge to HBMS students and students 18 years of age and younger. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, or can be ordered by calling 914-723-1169, or by e-mailing hb@hbms.org. Tickets to a series of three recitals are available at a reduced rate.

For Additional Information:

For additional information: 914-723-1169, hb@hbms.org, www.hbms.org.

About cellist Peter Seidenberg:

"Totally enchanting, inspired performances, brimming with natural, spontaneous musicianship," reported Gramophone magazine about cellist Peter Seidenberg. Mr. Seidenberg has performed in major halls throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. He made his solo debut with the Chicago Symphony, and has since appeared as soloist with many orchestras, including the Century Orchestra of Osaka, Japan, the New American Chamber Orchestra, the De Paul Chamber Orchestra, New York Chamber Soloists, and the Eastman Rochester Philharmonic. For four years he served as principal cellist with the Century Orchestra of Osaka. He was founding member of the critically acclaimed Elements Quartet which created groundbreaking commissioning projects involving over 30 composers. He has collaborated with members of the Cleveland, Tokyo, Juilliard, and Emerson Quartets, and has participated in the Marlboro, Aspen, Caramoor, Casals, and Norfolk Festivals. Mr. Seidenberg is a Hoff-Barthelson faculty member.

Mr. Seidenberg began his studies at the age of six with Nell Novak of the Music Center of the North Shore in Winnetka, Illinois. He received a Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music, and a Master's degree from the New England Conservatory, graduating from both schools with the highest honors. During the course of his studies, he was awarded the prestigious Eastman School of Music Performer's Certificate as well as the Cleveland Institute of Music's Artist Diploma. His principal teachers have included Paul Katz, Bernard Greenhouse, and Alan Harris.

Currently, Peter Seidenberg is the cellist for the Oracle Trio, the Queen's Chamber Band, and the New York Chamber Soloists. His numerous recordings can be found on the Pantheon, RCA, CRI, Albany, and Lyrichord labels. He has been featured on PBS, NBC, NHK, New Zealand Public TV, Air Espania and European Broadcast Union (EBU) broadcasts.

About pianist Hélène Jeanney:

Hélène Jeanney, pianist, graduated from the Paris Conservatory with first Prize in Piano and Chamber Music. She then went on with a Fulbright Scholarship to study at Indiana University with Gyorgy Sebok and a few years later became Professor Assistant to Menahem Pressler (of the Beaux Arts Trio). She also holds a Professional Studies Degree from the Juilliard School with Professor Jerome Lowenthal and has studied and performed at the Mozarteum Academy in Salzburg, and the Banff Center of Fine Arts. She has worked with Germaine Mounier, Yevgeni Malinin, Gaby Casadesus, Nikita Magaloff, and Isaac Stern. As a recitalist, she has performed throughout Europe, Australia, and the U.S. In France she has appeared at the Chopin Festival, the Paris Summer Festival, the International Festival of Radio France and Montpellier, the International Festival of Young Soloists in Bordeaux, and in recitals sponsored by the Phillip Morris Association in Salle Gaveau, the Opera Comique, the B?sendorfer Center, and UNESCO. She has been a soloist with the Paris National Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, and the Indianapolis Symphony. She is a faculty member at the Hoff-Barthelson Music School and a regular guest coach for the Alaria Chamber Ensemble at the Mannes School of Music Extension Division.

She has performed as a soloist and as a chamber musician at the Alliance Française in the Florence Gould Theater, the United Nations Auditorium, Rockefeller University, Bargemusic, and at the Isaac Stern Auditorium in Carnegie Hall as a soloist with the New England Symphonic Ensemble.

Ms. Jeanney has received several top awards, including prizes in the Concours International d'Epinal, the Robert Casadesus Competition in Cleveland, The Thomas Richner Competition, The Chopin National Competition in Miami, and first prize in the East and West Artists.

About the HB Artist Series:

Hoff-Barthelson Music School's teaching faculty includes many preeminent performers who hold chairs in prominent New York orchestras, are members of world-class chamber ensembles, and are in international demand as solo artists. Our superb faculty has contributed to the Music School's national recognition for unsurpassed leadership in music education and performance. Hoff-Barthelson is proud to present these distinguished performers on its annual HB Artists Series. Held in Scarsdale, these recitals guarantee riveting music making of the highest caliber, in an intimate setting, at prices far below those in New York's major concert halls.

About Hoff-Barthelson Music School:

One of Westchester County's most cherished and active cultural resources, Hoff-Barthelson Music School has achieved national recognition as a premier community music school for its unsurpassed leadership in education, performance and outreach for more than seventy years.

(Photo Credit: Hoff-Barthelson)

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