Artswego begins season with cellist on tour in Syracuse, Oswego

September 14, 2015

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Artswego Performing Arts Series at SUNY Oswego begins its fall arts programming with cellist Matt Haimovitz performing at four locations on Tuesday and Wednesday. The musician will perform J.S. Bach’s cello suites in a musical tour titled “A Moveable Feast.”

Haimovitz will play the six Bach suites and pair them with new “overtures” by contemporary composers Philip Glass, Roberto Sierra, Du Yun, Vijay Iyer, Mohammed Fairouz and Luna Pearl Woolf. The first three performances are free. Here is Haimovitz’s schedule:

  • Noon Tuesday at WCNY’s radio station studios, 415 W. Fayette St., Syracuse. Haimovitz will be the featured guest on the “Live at Noon” radio show.
  • 3 p.m.Tuesday at The River’s End Book Store, 19 W. Bridge St., Oswego.
  • 5 p.m. Wednesday at Tyler Art Gallery in the Penfield Library on the Oswego campus. Haimovitz’s performance is in conjunction with the opening of the “Origins: Tradition and Innovation” art exhibition.
  • 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the college’s Sheldon Hall ballroom. For his final performance, Haimovitz will play the last three Bach suites and accompanying overtures. Tickets for this recital are $15, general, and $5, SUNY Oswego students. To purchase visit the SUNY Oswego box offices, go online or call 315-312-2141. Parking for the performance available in the lots across from and adjacent to Sheldon Hall.

By: Melinda Johnson

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