On Thursday, March 7 from 7:30 – 9:30 pm at NYC’s Scandinavia House, Icelandic cellist Geirþrúður Anna Guðmundsdóttir, an ASF fellow, will put on a dazzling musical performance with pianist Tomomi Sato to play works by Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, and Rachmaninoff. The program includes Luigi Boccherini’s Sonata for Cello and Continuo in G major, G.15 Ludwig van Beethoven’s Cello Sonata no. 5 in D major, Op. 102 No. 2, and Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 19.
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About Geirþrúður Anna Guðmundsdóttir
Geirþrúður Anna Guðmundsdóttir is an Icelandic-American cellist who holds degrees from the Reykjavík College of Music and Northwestern University. She has received various awards including The Jerome and Elaine Nerenberg Foundation Scholarship Award from the Musicians Club of Women, The Evanston Music Club Scholarship Award, and more. In 2013, she was featured as a soloist with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra. She has recently performed solo recitals in the U.S., Iceland, and Holland and performed as a soloist with the Ungfónía Youth Orchestra in Iceland in 2017.
Geirþrúður Anna Guðmundsdóttir holds a passion for chamber music and contemporary repertoire leading her to co-found the Elja Ensemble, an Icelandic chamber collective dedicated to innovative programming and performance. Geirþrúður also recently started her master’s degree at The Juilliard School in New York.
About Tomomi Sato
Tomomi Sato is a Japanese pianist who is both a solo and collaborative pianist and plays various genres, ranging from classical to jazz and global popular music. In 2013, she was a prize winner of the Seattle International Piano Competition and has since performed throughout the US, Europe, Asia, and South America.
Sato is currently residing in New York City where she is pursuing her Master of Music degree in Collaborative Piano at The Juilliard School. She holds a Bachelor and a Master of Music Degree in Piano Performance from University of Southern California Thornton School of Music.
Catch a past performance from cellist Geirþrúður Anna Guðmundsdóttir below!
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