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|Presentation Date:||Tuesday, June 6, 2023 2:00 PM|
|Presentation Venue:||Macintosh Recital Hall|
|Presentation Title:||From J.S.Bach to Folk music|
|Presented / Performed Previous ISB Convention?||Yes|
|Type of Presentation:||Recital|
|Genre:||Adult Learners, Professional-in-Training, Young Learners, Historic Performance Practice, Pedagogy, Orchestral Music, Other|
The Romanian double bassist Petru Iuga is one of the most successful classical musicians of his generation. Petru has won numerous prizes at renowned double bass competitions, including first prize at the 1999 International Instrumental Competition in Markneukirchen and in 2001 another first at the International Double Bass Festival in Capbreton (France).Since then, he has been pursuing a worldwide concert career and makes guest appearances as a soloist with leading European orchestras, including the London Symphony Orchestra. Petru Iuga is professor for double bass at the Staatliche Musikhochschule und Darstellende Kunst in Mannheim and also teaches part-time at the Haut Ecole de Musique de Lausanne, Switzerland. In recent years alone he has given master classes a.o. in Russia, Italy, Portugal, Israel, Japan, Uruguay, China and Canada, where he has held a guest professorship at the renowned Orford Master Classes since 2017. He has made several CDs as a chamber musician and he regularly gives concerts with famous fellow musicians. In 2009 he recorded a CD with the Carmina Quartet. His invention, ErgoBass, a knee support for double bassists that facilitates an ergonomic and healthier playing position, is used world wide by many musicians.
|Program (if available):||Not Provided|