The Carson City Symphony Association will present music, conversation, wine and dessert at 7:30 p.m. April 26 at a private home in Jacks Valley, south of Carson City. The recital will feature cellist Stephen Framil.
Symphony cellist Becky Crowe will begin the evening with a presentation on the making of a cello. Crowe studied for a year with luthier Paul Schuback in Portland, Ore. She built a double bass and three cellos. She is currently working on a smaller cello to donate to Strings in the Schools.
Following the talk, Stephen Framil will perform Bach’s Suite No. 1 in G and Schubert’s Sonata in A minor for Cello & Piano (“Arpeggione”), accompanied by pianist Sally Higgins.
Admission is $25; $20 for Symphony Association members and $5 for children 12 and younger. Tickets are limited and can be purchased at Play Your Own Music in the Carson Mall or online at CCSymphony.com.
Framil will also lead a masterclass for student cellists from 3 to 4:30 p.m. April 25 at Carson High School and will play Dvorak’s Cello Concerto with the Carson City Symphony at 4 p.m. April 28 at the Carson City Community Center.
For more information about Stephen Framil or to listen to live recordings, go to www.stephenframil.com. For more information about the Carson City Symphony Association, call 775-883-4154 or go to www.CC Symphony.com.