Sasha Cooke and Jason Vieaux will perform as a duo to conclude the 17-18 International Series for CCGS, presented in collaboration with the Cleveland Chamber Music Society.
Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke has been called “equal parts poise, radiance and elegant directness” (Opera News). Sought after by the world’s leading orchestras, opera companies, and chamber music ensembles for her versatile repertoire and commitment to new music. Ms. Cooke has worked with orchestras around the world including Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Hong Kong, Leipzig, and more.
Jason Vieaux is the winner of the 2015 Grammy for Best Classical Instrumental Solo, the 6th guitarist to win this category. His performances include concertos with over 50 orchestras; chamber music with the Escher SQ, and flutist Gary Schocker. He served as Artistic Ambassador to Southeast Asia, concertizing throughout the region. Mr. Vieaux is head of the Guitar Department at the Cleveland Institute of Music.
...perhaps the most precise and soulful classical guitarist of his generation.NPR