The Vail Series welcomes acclaimed cellist Matt Haimovitz and his brilliant musical variation on the concept of "A Moveable Feast."

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Denison University’s Vail Series welcomes acclaimed cellist Matt Haimovitz and his brilliant musical variation on the concept of “A Moveable Feast.” He will perform five of the six Bach cello suites, with preludes by renowned contemporary composers, at various locations throughout the Eisner Center and the community.

Bach’s “Suites for Unaccompanied Cello” (1717-1723) are some of the most moving and spiritual compositions for a solo instrument in history. Each suite is a masterpiece on its own, but, in addition to the suites, overtures by Philip Glass, Du Yun, Vijay Iyer, and others are performed.

Haimovitz joins the Denison Symphony Orchestra to complete the cycle, and performs Haydn’s Cello Concerto in C Major on Thursday, Nov. 21, in Sharon Martin Hall at the Michael D. Eisner Center for the Performing Arts.

Haimovitz will perform ”A Moveable Feast” in these locations at the times given: 

  • Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.: Morning Break with Music 101, Enjoy Coffee and Donuts in Room 238 of the Michael D. Eisner Center for the Performing Arts (240 West Broadway).

  • Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 12:30 p.m. -1:30 p.m.: Licking County Community Center Private Friendsgiving Concert at the Licking County Community Center (3825 Columbus Rd).

  • Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.: Denison Library Lunchtime Listening in the Library Atrium Bring your lunch in the Library (400 West Loop).

  • Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.: “Pop” Up Concert, Enjoy Bach and Popcorn in the Martha “Gay” Reese Lobby in the 2nd floor hallway of the Michael D. Eisner Center for the Performing Arts (240 West Broadway). 

  • Thursday, Nov. 21, at 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.: Bach’s Lunch (get it?!) Bring your lunch and enjoy some free Whit’s in Burton Morgan Knobel Hall (150 Ridge Road).

  • Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: Vail Series presents: “A Moveable Feast” a Vail+ Event with cellist Matt Haimovitz performing with the Denison Symphony Orchestra in the Sharon Martin Hall of the Michael D. Eisner Center for the Performing Arts (240 West Broadway). Tickets free but required at vailseries.org.


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