Cristian Perez Chamber Ensemble: Music and Water
Part of the Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival 2018
Performance begins at 3:30 pm.
Cristian Perez Chamber Folk Ensemble performs a selection of music inspired by bodies of water around the world. They include The Han River (South Korea), Lake Titicaca (Bolivia), Occoquan River (Virginia, USA), and the Black Sea (Eastern Europe/West Asia). Each composition is influenced by the unique location as well as the musical styles of that place. The performance celebrates difference while promoting a message of unity.
Suitable for all ages.
About Cristian Perez
Argentine-born guitarist/composer Cristian Perez weaves together genres from around the world to reveal the universality of music. His all-star ensemble features flutist Yana Nikol, violinist Aaron Malone, and cellist Devree Lewis. With a strong foundation in classical, jazz and South American music, Cristian crafts a singular voice rich in sensitivity and nuance. His composition and performance freely explore the possibilities of music as an art form. His debut album Anima Mundi has received numerous reviews throughout the world and reached #13 in the CMJ World Music charts in the USA. Former Artist-in-Residence at Strathmore Music Center, Cristian has been featured in Vintage Guitar Magazine. His music has taken him to China, Canada, Dominican Republic, Bulgaria, South Korea, Bolivia, and he continues to be in high demand with a busy performing schedule.