Pablo Suaste Cherizola
- Franz Liszt: Ballade No. 2 in B minor, S. 171
- Franz Liszt: 10 Harmonies poétiques et religieuses, S.173 – No. 7 Funérailles
- Alexander Scriabin: Piano Sonata No.5 in F-sharp Major, Op.53
- Beethoven: 7 variations on “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen” for Cello and Piano
- Dvorak: Rondo for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 94
- Sollima: Lamentatio for Violoncello Solo
Pablo Suaste Cherizola Bio
Pianist Pablo Suaste Cherizola’s elegant and virtuosic artistry has led him to be recognized as a rising star in the music world. In January 2017, Mr. Suaste won the Aeolian Classics Emerging Artist Award at the Chicago College of Performing Arts; as a result, he will record a debut solo album to be released in 2017 on Aeolian Classics. As the Aeolian Classics Emerging Artist Award winner, he will also perform as soloist in a seven-concert tour of Chicago.
Past performance highlights include recitals at important concert venues in Mexico, such as the Fine Arts Palace, Hidalgo Concert Hall of Colima, Teatro Ocampo in Morelos, Blas Galindo Concert hall, and the Cultural Center “Roberto Cantoral.” His budding performance career has also brought him to American cities including Dallas, Chicago, and New York.
Pablo Suaste Cherizola regularly performs chamber music with his father, the acclaimed baritone Jesús Suaste. Mr. Suaste is a recipient of fellowships from various prestigious institutions such as SIVAM, INBA, FONCA, and “Amigos de la Musica A.C.”
Born in Mexico City in 1993, Mr. Suaste began his studies at the age of 14 at the “Centro Morelense de las Artes” under the tutelage of professor Alejandro Vigo. Subsequent piano studies included working with Anatoly Zatin and Vlada Vassilieva (PETROF DUO) at the University of Colima, and with Gustavo Rivero Weber (a student of Jorge Bolet at the Curtis Institute of music) in Mexico City.
He has performed in master classes for celebrity artists including Lang Lang, Boris Berman, Jean Dubé, Pavlina Dokovska, Eva Maria Zuk, and Martin Katz, among others. Mr. Suaste is an undergraduate piano performance major at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, studying with Jorge Federico Osorio.
Alexander Hersh Bio
Cellist Alexander Hersh is quickly establishing himself as a rising young talent. He has performed in the US, Canada, and across Europe and in 2015 made his Symphony Hall debut with the Boston Pops and performed at the Kennedy Center. Upcoming engagements include solo performances with the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, solo recitals in Chicago, Boston, and Louisville, and chamber music appearances in New York, Chicago, Boston, Ames, and Des Moines.
A passionate chamber musician, Mr. Hersh has performed the complete string quartets of Béla Bartok and Alban Berg and much of the rest of the chamber music canon.
Hersh has received numerous awards both a soloist and as a chamber musician, including the 2016 Schadt String Competition, Jefferson Symphony International Young Artists Competition, the Hellam Young Artist Competition, Boston Pops/New England Conservatory Competition, Society of American Musicians, the Saint Paul String Quartet Competition, the Jules M. Laser National Chamber Music Competition, the Chicago National Chamber Music Competition, the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, and is a three time winner of the New England Conservatory Honors Competition. He has been heard in music festivals worldwide and in summer 2014, served as principal cellist for the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra in Lucerne, Switzerland.
A fourth generation string player who was raised in Chicago, Alexander Hersh began playing the cello at the age of 5. He studied with Steve Balderston and Hans Jensen, and attended the Academy at the Music Institute of Chicago. Hersh received his B.M. from New England Conservatory with academic honors where he was a student of Laurence Lesser and recipient of the Clara M. Friedlaender Scholarship. He is currently pursuing his M.M. at New England Conservatory under the tutelage of Paul Katz.
Adam Neiman Bio
Grammy Award nominee Adam Neiman is hailed as one of the premiere pianists, composers, and entrepreneurs of his generation. With a distinguished international career and an encyclopedic repertoire that spans more than sixty concerti, Neiman has performed as soloist with many of the world’s leading orchestras and conductors. An acclaimed recitalist, Neiman has performed throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada, Europe, Korean, and Japan.
In recent seasons, Neiman’s activities have included several monumental solo recital tours performing magnum opuses by Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Beethoven, and Liszt. An avid chamber musician, Neiman makes frequent appearances at prestigious festivals across the globe, and after three seasons as a member of Trio Solisti, Neiman capped his tenure with the ensemble with a presentation of the complete chamber music of Johannes Brahms in a series of three concerts at Carnegie Hall.
Neiman’s multifaceted career includes his recent appointment as the Artistic Director of the Manchester Music Festival in Vermont. In addition, he is the founder and CEO of the record label Aeolian Classics, LLC, and in 2016 he created the Aeolian Classics Emerging Artist Award Competition at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, where he serves on the full-time piano faculty.
Neiman maintains an active profile as a composer, and his compositional output includes two symphonies, a body of chamber music and vocal works, and a growing number of solo piano pieces.
His extensive discography includes numerous solo, concerto, and chamber music albums for labels such as VAI, Bridge, Naxos, Sono Luminus, Lyric, and Aeolian Classics.
Please visit Adam Neiman’s website for more information.