Artist from The Piatigorsky Foundation to Play Concert at LSU Shreveport
October 26, 2011The Piatigorsky Foundation will host Katherine Calcamuggio, mezzo-soprano and David Shimoni, piano, on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the University Center Theater at LSU Shreveport. The concert is free and open to the public.
Calcamuggio is an award winning mezzo-soprano whose talent distinguishes her as one of the most promising young vocalists on the opera scene today. She has received top-prize in the Pamk Beach Opera, Bel Canto and Shreveport Singer of the Year competitions. Calcamuggio holds a Master of Music degree from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Music degree from Bowling Green State University.
Shimoni has performed as a soloist and collaborative pianist in venues throughout the United States. In 2001, he was the first-prize winner of the National Federation of Music Clubs' Young Artist Auditions. Shimoni has degrees from Swarthmore College and The Juilliard School and is currently completing a Doctor of Musical Arts at The Graduate Center of the City of New York.
The Piatigorsky Foundation was established in 1990 in honor of the world-famous cellist Gregor Piatigorsky. Piatigorsky deeply believed in the healing and inspiration power of classical music. The Piatigorsky Foundation is committed to carrying on Piatigorsky's mission by evoking cultural curiosity through educational and accessible live performances.
The concert is sponsored by The Noel Foundation, Inc. For more information, visit www.piatigorskyfoundation.org.
Media Contact: La Wanda Blakeney. 318.797.5051 (firstname.lastname@example.org)