Renowned cellist to perform in Brattleboro
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Sophie Shao
Sophie Shao
BRATTLEBORO- On Saturday, October 30, the Brattleboro Music Center will present Sophie Shao, one of the leading cellists of her generation, and an ensemble of tremendous virtuosic talent at Centre Congregational Church.

Sophie Shao and Friends, including Daniel Phillips, violin, Arnaud Sussmann, violin, Eric Nowlin, viola, Sophie Shao, cello; and Pei-Yao Wang, piano, will perform the first concert in the BMC’s 2010-11 Chamber Music Series. The program includes Ravel’s Sonata for violin and cello, Elgar’s Quintet in A minor for piano and string quartet, op. 84; and Schumann’s Piano Quintet in E-flat major, op. 44.

The Brattleboro Music Center’s 2010-11 Chamber Music Series also includes: Johannes String Quartet, Friday, November 5, 7:30 pm; cellist Peter Wiley and pianist Anna Polonsky, Saturday, February 19, 7:30 pm; The Lydian String Quartet, Saturday, April 9, 7:30 pm; and Jaime Laredo and Sharon Robinson, Cathy Meng and Keith Robinson, Ida Kavafian and Steve Tenenborn, Friday, May 6, 7:30 pm. All chamber series concerts are held at Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main Street.

The BMC offers a five-concert chamber series subscription ticket, which allows holders to attend five concerts for the price of four and guarantees their seat at each performance. Series subscription tickets are only available prior to the Sophie Shao and Friends concert on October 30.

Sophie Shao and Friends tickets ($30, $20, $10) and five-concert Chamber Series tickets ($120, $80, $40) are available by calling the Brattleboro Music Center at (802) 257-4523 or online at For additional information visit

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