Holiday Music Performance: Daniel Harp, Cellist

WHEN: Sunday, December 09, 2012 at 3:00PM - 4:00PM
WHERE: Blithewold Mansion Living Room

Ben Nacar is a native of the East Side of Providence, Rhode Island. He just graduated from Brown University (Class of 2012) having completed a double concentration in Computer Science and Classics.

Nacar has given several solo recitals at the RISD Museum in Providence, at the William Hall Library in Cranston, and, sponsored by the Cogut Center for the Humanities, at Brown's Pembroke Hall, the Cogut headquarters. All of these concerts have featured his favorite works by Bach, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Liszt, Scriabin, Rachmaninoff, Medtner, and Bizet-Horowitz, and on occasion Nacar’s his own compositions and arrangements. In the fall of 2010 Nacar performed one twenty-minute segment of Community MusicWorks' weekend-long Bach Marathon. A few videos of these solo performances can be seen on my Videos page. - http://www.bennacar.com/video/

Daniel Harp, cellist, has taught cello and chamber music in the Brown University Music Department since 1986. He has studied privately and in classes with some of the great concert cellists of our time, including Lynn Harrell, Zara Nelsova, Janos Starker, Bernard Greenhouse and Raya Garbousova. Chamber music studies were with the LaSalle String Quartet and Juilliard String Quartet and the Beaux Arts Trio. His professional career began with his concerto debut with the Charleston (S.C.) Symphony Orchestra where he played Bloch’s Schelomo and was called a “master of the cello” by the Charleston Evening Post. He has subsequently performed numerous concertos with orchestras and solo recitals throughout the United States, being reviewed for his “dramatic precision, excellent intonation and a breathless legato line” (The Cincinnati Inquirer) and “ rich sonorities and perfect dynamic control” (The Maryland Enterprise.)

A limited amount of reserved seats are available at the following prices:
Family (2 adults, 2 youths) $32
Adults $13
AAA Members $12
Seniors/Military/Full-time Students $11
Youths 6-17 yrs $5
Members & Children 5 and under $2

Click HERE to reserve your seat.


    From Our Blog

  • Not goodbye (Oct 24, '14)
    I’d prefer to think that the season is in transition rather than ending but when we start throwing some of summer’s best blooms into the bed of Blithewold’s truck, it definitely feels more like a goodbye than a see-you-later. This week, once again, the rain and a woolly nor’easter held off just long enough for […]
  • Celebrating Our Arboretum (Oct 23, '14)
    There’s something very new and exciting going on this year in Blithewold’s Visitor’s Center during Christmas at Blithewold. Gail Read, Gardens Manager, Kris Green, Interpretive Horticulturist, and Betsy Ekholm, Horticulturist, have partnered with the garden volunteers to design a display to Celebrate Our Arboretum. Essentially, they are pulling different natural features from throughout the Grounds, preserving […]
  • A rabbit’s eye view with Noel Kingsbury (Oct 17, '14)
    We are so lucky that yesterday’s rain held off just long enough to take a ground-level tour of Blithewold’s gardens with British garden designer/plantsman/author, Noel Kingsbury. He showed us, plant by plant, exactly what to look for to help predict how different plants will behave in our gardens. He reminded us that plant growth falls along […]
Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail
List icon Sign up for Our E-Newsletter
Email Newsletters you can trust

Blithewold