July 8, 2023 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gil Selinger Cello Series
This Saturday! ChagallPAC is proud to present the Gil Selinger Cello Series, monthly this performance season, on the first Saturday of each month!
It is a rare opportunity to have such a skilled demonstration of Western Classical music at our studio. Please check out Gil’s website for info and don’t miss what will be an outstanding performance!
Cellist, Composer, SoundPainter, Improviser. All are words which describe Gil Selinger, a musician at the forefront of 21st century music making. As a cellist, Gil’s background is in Classical, Jazz, and Free Improvisation. All of which he has merged into a style called Classical Improvisation. As a soloist Gil has appeared with the Brooklyn Philharmonic playing “Chant Du Menestral” by Alexander Glazunov, and he has recored together with the Modern Chamber Orchestra the Haydn Cello Concerto in C major, both as written and as an improvised composition together with SoundPainting Conductor Walter Thompson.
He has appeared in every major music space in New York City including Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, Lincoln Center, and downtown at Tonic, the Knitting Factory and others. Gil has also appeared on tour throughout Europe, the USA, Australia, New Zealand. Gil performs with many musicians such as Daniel Carter, Steve Swell, Todd Reynolds, Sonny Murray, Marilyn Crispell, Satoshi Takeishi, Anders Nilsson, Francois Grillot, Assif Tsahar, Marvin Hamlisch, Petr Kotik, Archie Shepp, Ryan Sawyer, Jessica Pavone, and more.