Alicia Storin

Collaborative Cellist

The Epoch Times Interview

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.

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Cadance Collective at Shorewood Senior Center

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!

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The Megas Ensemble at Grace Donwtown

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

Cadance Collective at Danceworks' 'Breathe'

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

Lunchtime Concert with Emma Koi, flute

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

 
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Cadance Collective at the Cedarburg Cultural Center

Thursday, November 20  7 p.m.

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 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.

The Megas Ensemble

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.

Program:

  • 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
 


Vivaldi Double with Camerata Milwaukee

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

FREE admission!                    

 

"An Iliad" at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater

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

 

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