Fri, 11/09/2012 - 1:00pm
Backstage Pass host Julia Figueras welcomes one of the world's leading flute virtuousos, Marina Piccinini to the Henry Epstein Studio to perform and discuss her music. Backstage Pass with Marina Piccinini airs Friday, November 9 at 1 p.m. and again on Sunday, November 11 at 1 p.m. on Classical 91.5/FM-HD 91.5-1.Ms. Piccinini is in Rochester to perform as guest artist at the Rochester Flute Association 2012 Flute Fair.
Ms. Piccinini combines flawless technical command, profound interpretive instincts, and a charismatic presence. These qualities make her performances memorable events. Since making her acclaimed debuts in New York’s Town Hall, London’s Southbank Centre, and Tokyo’s Suntory Hall, Ms. Piccinini has been in demand both as a recitalist and soloist with orchestras in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Japan. A frequent guest artist in Japan, Ms. Piccinini appeared with noted pianist Mitsuko Uchida in a series of chamber concerts, including Suntory Hall in Tokyo and again in Weill Recital Hall in New York.
Backstage Pass is a live, hour-long radio series that is committed to highlighting performing artists – giving Classical 91.5/90.3/FM-HD 91.5-1 listeners the opportunity to hear local and visiting musicians performing live. The series is made possible in part by a grant from the Gouvernet Arts Fund at Rochester Area Community Foundation.