I had the honor to speak to Sharon Kilarski, an editor at The Epoch Times, about the importance of the classics. The online article can be accessed here, along with the series of articles on the validity of the classics to other significant artists, including my colleagues Sean Neukom and James DeVita.
Cadance Collective is currently creating a new piece for a private performance at the Shorewood Senior Center. We had the wonderful opportunity to interview these fascinating individuals about the music and dance of their past, and specifically about the time they spent at the Eagles Club back in the 1930s. This work will most likely be translated into our next performance at Danceworks, Inc., hopefully this fall. Stay tuned!
Saturday May 2 7:30 p.m.
Our last performance of the season! Featuring violist Nicoló Eugelmi on Graun's Conerto in E flat Major. Free admission!
Friday May 1, 5 p.m.
The Megas Ensemble will perform with guest artist Barry Paul Clark on double bass at Grace Downtown's First Fridays at Five. Program includes Astor Piazzolla's Primavera Porteña (Buenos Aires Spring), Frank Bridge's Phantasie for piano quartet, and Franz Schubert's Trout quintet. Free admission!
Grace Lutheran Church 1209 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI
March 5-7 2015
Cycles of life, seasons, tides and breath inspire dances that come to life on Danceworks Performance Company’s "Breathe". DPC resident choreographers set new and revived works along with guest musicians/composers of Cadance Collective. Janet Lilly’s "Requiem," an exuberant and unabashedly kinetic celebration of dancers and dancing, choreographed in honor of the late choreographer and Universit of Wisconsin Milwaukee Professor of Dance, Ed Burgess, brings DPC together with guests from the Milwaukee dance community. Come celebrate the ongoing journey of life!
Thursday, March 5 | 7:30pm
Friday, March 6 | 7:30pm
Saturday, March 7 | 5:00 & 7:30pm
All performances are at Next Act Theatre, 255 S. Water St. Milwaukee, WI
Tickets available here: Next Act Theatre
Friday February 6 & Saturday February 7, 7:30 pm
Wednesday, January 28 12:15 p.m.
Cadance Collective musicians Emma Koi and Alicia Storin will perform a short recital as part of the Cathedral of St. John's Wednesday Concert Series. The program includes:
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Sonata in E minor for flute and continuo, BWV 1034
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959), Assobio a Játo “The Jet Whistle”
Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921), arr. Storin/Koi, The Swan from Carnival of the Animals
This recital is free and open to the public.
812 N. Jackson St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Saturday, December 6 7:30 p.m.
Friday November 21
Here is a snippet from our performance at MKE Follies, where we performed an excerpt of our newest work, 'Tidal.'
Thursday, November 20 7 p.m.
Cadance Collective is putting on their first full show at the Cedarburg Cultural Center, kicking off the Center's new Throwback Thursdays series. The program includes a few signature pieces and several new works, including a breath/ocean epic, 'Tidal.' Tickets can be purchased here, or by calling the Cedarburg Cultural Center's box office at 262-375-3676.
Friday, November 7 5 p.m.
Camerata Milwaukee is presenting a special performance as part of Grace Lutheran's First Fridays at Five series, featuring works by Bach, LeClaire, and Vivaldi. Alicia Storin will be performing J.S. Bach's Suite for Solo Cello, No. 2 in D minor, in its entirety. Admission is free!
Saturday, November 1 3 p.m.
Come on out for an afternoon of chamber music with the Megas Ensemble! This free recital will be at United Methodist Church of Whitefish Bay. The Megas Ensemble includes Megan Buschkopf - violin, Rachael Charles - viola, Alicia Storin - cello, and Joahnna Schilling - piano.
- Kodály - Intermezzo for String Trio
- Brahms - Sonata Op. 120, No. 1 in F minor, Mvmt. II Andante un poco adagio, viola and piano
- Handel - Halvorsen - Passacaglia arranged for violin and cello
- Fauré - Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor
Saturday, October 18, 2014 7:30 p.m.
Come out for a night of Baroque music with Camerata Milwaukee at St. Robert Catholic Church in Shorewood! Repertoire includes:
* Leclair: Sonata for two violins in E minor, No. 5
* Handel: Cantata "Caro autor di mia doglia", HWV 182a
* Legrenzi: Sonata a 3 "La Fugazza", Op. 8
* Vivaldi: Violin sonata in D minor, RV 12
* Manfredini: Concerto Grosso in G major, Op. 3 No. 7
Utilizing the extensive Slovenian music collection at the UWM Music Library, Windfall Theatre's production of Identita features cellist Alicia Storin. A combination of contemporary and folk music sets the mood and enhances the dramatic story as it unfolds.
Come out and hear some funky, folksy (in the Hungarian sense) Bartok cello duos at the next edition of MKE Follies, the Milwaukee variety show feature all forms of performance art. The show will be at The Box, 628 N. Broadway, starting at 8 p.m. Tickets $12
Alicia, along with colleague Kristian Ring, will perform Vivaldi's classic Double Cello Concerto in G minor with Camerata Milwaukee as part of the upcoming concerto concert. Other pieces on the all Vivaldi program include his Viola Concerto in E major, performed by Nick Eugelmi of the Fine Arts Quartet, the Oboe Concerto in C major, and Concerti Grossi RV 121 & RV 151.
Saturday March 29, 2014 7:30 p.m.
St. Robert Parish 2200 E Capitol Dr. Shorewood, WI
Alicia is thrilled to be playing the Muse in Milwaukee Repertory's upcoming production of "An Iliad." In this new production of the highly regarded play, Wisconsin native Josh Schmidt has composed an entirely new score for a solo cellist, acting as the Muse to the singular Poet, who tells the epic tale. Purchase tickets here.
February 25 – March 23
Adapted from Homer
By Lisa Peterson & Denis O’Hare
Translation by Robert Fagles
Directed by John Langs
James E. and Mary K. Braza, Executive Producers
Warren and Wendy Blumenthal, Associate Producers
A breathtakingly-relevant, modern retelling of a timeless classic.
“It’s a good story,” says the lone figure, just emerged from the darkness, as he launches into this modern, enthralling adaptation of Homer’s epic poem that relives the glory and brutality of the Trojan War. Wisconsin-favorite actor, James DeVita, shares the stage with a virtuoso musician in this lean, muscular, tour-de-force performance filled with wit and wisdom that conjures the rage of the gods as it delves deep into mankind’s attraction to violence and destruction.
“Pure theater: shocking, glorious, primal, and deeply satisfying.” – TIMEOUT NY