Friday, August 25, 7:30pm
Army Navy Academy Chapel
'Eric Byers gave an ideally eloquent reading... showing that fierce beauty is a quality of many shades.' -Los Angeles Times
Called “ideally eloquent” by the Los Angeles Times, cellist Eric Byers (of the Calder Quartet) enjoys a versatile career as a chamber musician, soloist, and composer. He has appeared on stages around the world including Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Wigmore Hall, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Edinburgh Festival, Melbourne Festival, Ojai Festival, Kennedy Center, Disney Hall, Mozarteum, and Esterházy Palace. Recognized with top prizes at many competitions, Byers made his solo debut at age 18 with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Byers is a member of the Calder Quartet which was awarded the Avery Fisher Career Grant in 2014.
Esa-Pekka Salonen ‘Knock, Breathe, Shine'
Josquin De Prez ‘Canon’
Eric Byers ‘Sloth canon’
Judah Adashi ‘My Heart Comes Undone’
Daniel Bjarnason ‘Bow to String’
Giovanni Sollima 'Lamentatio'