Two Great Performers, One Amazing Show.

Zuill Bailey, widely considered one of the premiere cellists in the world, is a Grammy Award winner, distinguished soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, 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.

Recent highlights include appearances with orchestras such as Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit, Minnesota, Israel, San Francisco, Toronto, Nashville, North Carolina, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, and the Philharmonia (UK) with conductors Itzhak Perlman, Carlos Kalmar, Neeme Jarvi, Jun Markl, Stanislav Skrowaczewski, Alan Gilbert, Andrey Borekyo, Krzysztof Urbanski, Giancarlo Guerrero, Andrew Litton, Grant Llewellyn and James DePriest. He was honored as the distinguished Alumnus of 2014 by Johns Hopkins University Peabody Institute.Zuill Bailey is an internationally renowned recording artist with over twenty titles. Mr. Bailey’s extensive discography includes the “Bach Cello Suites” and Britten Cello Symphony/Cello Sonata CD’s, both of which immediately soared to the Number One spot on the Classical Billboard Charts. The Grammy

Zuill Bailey is an internationally renowned recording artist with over twenty titles. Mr. Bailey’s extensive discography includes the “Bach Cello Suites” and Britten Cello Symphony/Cello Sonata CD’s, both of which immediately soared to the Number One spot on the Classical Billboard Charts. The Grammy Award winning “Tales of Hemingway,” swept the board with three Grammy Awards including Best Solo Performance by Zuill Bailey. Other celebrated releases include the complete works for cello and piano of Brahms, Beethoven and Barber in addition to concertos of Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Dvorak, Elgar, Haydn, Schumann, Korngold, Saint Saens, Bloch, Brahms, Beethoven and the world premiere recordings of the Muhly and Daugherty Works for Cello and Orchestra. Kalmus “Ludwig Masters” has released his musical editions of the core repertoire in celebration of his appearances and recordings.

Mr. Bailey performs on the “rosette” 1693 Matteo Gofriller Cello, formerly owned by Mischa Schneider of the Budapest String Quartet. He is the Artistic Director of El Paso Pro-Musica (Texas), the Sitka Summer Music Festival/Series and Cello Seminar, (Alaska), the Northwest Bach Festival (Washington), guest Artistic Director of the Mesa Arts Center (Arizona) and Professor of Cello at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Elizabeth DeMio is well-known as a collaborative pianist, recitalist and soloist in the Cleveland area.  Besides appearing in over 100 concerts annually with local aspiring musicians, she has appeared frequently with soloists such as David Requiro, Massimo La Rosa, Randolph Kelly, John Mack, John Clouser, Umberto Clerici, the Cavani Quartet and has appeared in tours and given master classes in
several cities in the U.S., Korea and Mexico.

In 2008 she was the pianist for two finalists in the Naumberg International Cello Competition, resulting in her Carnegie Hall debut and subsequent U.S. tour with first place winner David Requiro. She performs often as a soloist with the Trinity Cathedral Chamber Orchestra, having performed twenty Mozart concerti and the five Beethoven concerti as well as Schumann, Mendelssohn, Ravel and others. She has also appeared as soloist for the Orquesta Sinfonica de Veracruz and the Orquesta de la UNAM in Mexico.

As a recording artist she can be heard on the Crystal, Yaffe and Azica labels, most recently with the debut album with David Requiro and a CD with works by Bernard Garfield with John Clouser as soloist. DeMio is on the faculty of the Cleveland Institute of Music in the collaborative piano department, as well as the staff of the Encore School for Strings, the Stulberg International String Competition, and the John Mack Oboe Camp. She holds degrees from CIM and the University of Michigan. Her teachers have included Vitya Vronsky and Theodore Lettvin.

  • Show date: November 6, 2017
  • Admission: Aduts $25, seniors $20, students $5
  • Doors open at 6:00 pm, show at 7 pm
  • Concessions served including snacks, refreshments, beer and wine
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