Join cellist Alex Greenbaum for Sarabandes and Sojourns, a journey through some hauntingly beautiful music for solo cello from around the world, filled with solace, sorrow and the sublime. The soulful Sarabandes from J.S. Bach’s Suites for Solo Cello will be interspersed with 20th and 21st century works from near and far: Russia (Alexander Tcherepnin), Puerto Rico (Tania Léon), United Kingdom (Benjamin Britten), Italy (Luciano Berio), Haiti (Nathalie Joachim) and the United States (Paul Brantley).
Cellist Alex Greenbaum enjoys a diverse and adventurous musical life. As a member of the Hausmann Quartet he is an Artist-in-Residence at San Diego State University. As a long-time member of The Knights he has performed throughout the U.S. and Europe and appeared at various festivals. He has recorded for Ancalagon, Bridge, Canary Classics, Cantaloupe, In a Circle, Koch, Naxos, Warner Classics and Sony records. His varied interests have led to collaborations with dance companies, recordings for film, television and commercials, studies of early music and performances throughout Mexico. Alex is a founding member of San Diego Baroque, a mainstay on the Art of Élan series, an affiliated artist with San Diego New Music and appears regularly with Bach Collegium San Diego.