Grammy Award winning cellist Sara Sant’Ambrogio will perform her musical magic in Eureka Springs on Sunday, August 24th at 2 p.m. at The Auditorium at 36 S. Main Street.
Sant’Ambrogio performed in Eureka Springs in 2012 with her group The Eroica Trio during the Classical Music Festival and is back once again to make The Auditorium come alive with her music.
She was born in Boston and began her studies with her father, John Sant’Ambrogio, principal cellist with the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra. She was invited to study with David Soyer at the Curtis Institute of Music at the age of 16. She has appeared as a soloist with the Atlanta, Boston Pops, Chicago, Dallas, Moscow State Philharmonic, Century Orchestra Osaka, St. Louis, San Francisco,Vienna Symphony, Royal Philharmonic and Seattle orchestras, in addition to touring and recording 9 CDs with the Eroica Trio on EMI and 4 solo CDs for Sebastian Records. She has performed with singers Sting, Rufus Wainwright and Angela McCluskey and has recorded with rock group VAST. She won a Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance for Bernstein Arias and Barcarolles on Koch Records. The Eroica Trio’s first CD won NPR’s Best Debut Recording and their second CD was nominated for 2 Grammy Awards. The Eroica Trio won the Naumburg Competition in 1991.
For more information on Sara Sant’Ambrogio visit www.sarasantambrogio.com.
Tickets are general admission for $10 and available at www.theauditorium.org or at the door. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m.