Arizona Daily Sun: Around the Town: Cello champion Haimovitz to perform at NAU’s Ashurst Hall

March 28, 2018

One of the best cellists in the world is coming to Northern Arizona University. The School of Music Horizons Concert Series is hosting Bach Listening Room with cellist Matt Haimovitz. Haimovitz will perform at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 2, in Ashurst Hall.

Renowned as a musical pioneer, Haimovitz was praised by The New York Times as a “ferociously talented cellist who brings his megawatt sound and uncommon expressive gifts to a vast variety of styles.” A review in The New Yorker magazine said Haimovitz is a “remarkable virtuoso” who “never turns in a predictable performance.”

Tickets are $20 adults, $12.50 for seniors and NAU employees, and free for children and students with ID. Tickets are available at the NAU Central Ticket Office, located in the University Union, at or 523-5661

Free parking for the Horizons Concert Series is available in Lots P3 (behind Gammage), P8 (north of the College of Education on Knoles Dr.), and P4 (ADA stalls near Ashurst – must have hangtag). Visit for directions.

Flagstaff Youth Chorale Celebrates Arizona Gives Day

The Flagstaff Youth Chorale will be celebrating Arizona Gives Day at the Grand Canyon Cafe, 110 Route 66, on Monday, April 2, from 5-7 p.m. The event will include performances by members of the chorale, a silent auction, a raffle for themed gift baskets created by the five individual performance ensembles, and a computer station for making online donations. Food prepared by the diner will be available for sale. The event is open to the public, and information about the organization, and enrollment will be available.

Arizona Gives Day is a 24-hour period of online donation to Arizona non-profit organizations. More than 2,000 organizations participate, and since 2013, more than $10.1 million has been raised, benefitting the participating non-profits and their communities. Donations can be made at on April 3 and can also be scheduled in advance on the website, and made from anywhere in the country. For more information, email


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