Zuill Bailey & Awadagin Pratt with Marcin Arendt guest violin

Thursday, May 07, 2020

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7:30 PM
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Piano and cello duo with guest violin

Zuill Bailey

Zuill Bailey, widely considered one of the premiere cellists in the world, is a Grammy Award winning, internationally renowned soloist, recitalist, Artistic Director and teacher.  His rare combination of celebrated artistry, technical wizardry and engaging personality has secured his place as one of the most sought after and active cellists today.

Awadagin Pratt

Among his generation of concert artists, pianist Awadagin Pratt is acclaimed for his musical insight and intensely involving performances in recital and with symphony orchestras. For his work in the field of classical music and for becoming the first student at the Peabody Conservatory of Music to receive diplomas in three performance areas,  –piano, violin and conducting, Mr. Pratt received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Johns Hopkins as well as an honorary doctorate from Illinois Wesleyan University after delivering the commencement address in 2012.  Mr. Pratt is currently a Professor of Piano at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. He also served as the Artistic Director of the World Piano Competition in Cincinnati and is currently the Artistic Director of the Art of the Piano Festival at CCM.


Marcin Arendt, Violin

A native of Poland, Marcin Arendt is an active chamber musician, soloist, & teacher. He recently joined the faculty of the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music at the University of Memphis where he is a member of the Ceruti String Quartet. 

Ensemble Name
Zuill Bailey and Awadagin Pratt with guest violin Marcin Arendt
5/7/20 Zuill Baily, cello and Awadagin Pratt, piano with guest violin, Marcin Arendt
Mendelssohn, Brahms, & Dvorak


Mendelssohn: Variations Concertantes

Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 2 in F, Op. 99


Dvorak Trio Op 65  

Harris Concert Hall University of Memphis School of Music
3775 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN
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