Catarina Domenici and James Correa, a piano and guitar duo, will offer the second performance in the Guest Artist Series for the Spring 2018 semester. Domenici and Correra will perform on Saturday, March 3 at 8 p.m. in Froelich Hall.
Having performed together since 2015, the instrumentalists have previously collaborated on the CD Plural, along with composer Eduardo Miranda in 2003.
Domenici is a Brazilian pianist with a dynamic career as a soloist, chamber musician, teacher and researcher. She holds a MM and a DMA degree from the Eastman School of Music where she was awarded the prestigious Performer’s Certificate and the Lizie Teege Mason Prize. A champion of Brazilian contemporary music, Domenici has commissioned, premiered and recorded several works for piano solo and chamber ensembles.
Domenici has performed with several orchestras in Brazil and has recorded live broadcasts for public radio and television in Brazil and the U.S. She is a frequent guest at contemporary music festivals in her native country and offers master classes, lecture-recitals and presentations.
Correa has a doctorate in composition from SUNY Buffalo, and a master’s degree in composition and bachelor’s degree in guitar from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil. His compositions have been performed in South America, United States, Canada, Europe, and in concert halls and contemporary music festivals in Brazil.
Correa is a professor of composition, computer music, and director of the Laboratório de Composição (LabComp), the computer music studio at Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil. He is a performer of contemporary music and plays the guitar and electronic instruments in chamber ensembles.
Admission to the concert is $12 for the general public, $10 for senior citizens and free for HWS students with valid ID.
The Guest Artist Series will conclude with Sutari, a Polish folk group, on Saturday, April 14 at 8 p.m. in Froelich Hall.