Music at the Meadows
Cellist, Michal Palzewicz, will be performing with pianist, Robert Bowman, on Wednesday, October 18, at 4 PM in the Mt. Ashland Room. Their exciting program will consist of Bach’s Sonata No 2 in D Major BWV 1028, Rachmaninov’s Vocalise, and Rachmaninov’s Sonata for Cello and Piano in g minor, Op. 19. What an honor...
to have Michal, the Principal Cellist for the Rogue Valley Symphony Orchestra (RVSO), with us once again. He is on leave from RVSO while playing the Viola da Gamba and Violin for the current Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) production of Shakespeare in Love. In five seasons at OSF he has been one of the musicians in the music ensembles fo "Into the Woods", "A Midsummer Night’s Dream", "The White Snake", "Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella", "The Pirates of Penzance", and "She Loves Me". In addition to his private students, he teaches cello at Southern Oregon University. Michal has performed to great acclaim at prestigious venues such as Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in NYC and Wigmore Hall in England.
Robert Bowman, a keyboard artist, has performed extensively on the West, Midwest and East Coasts of the United States in solo and chamber ensemble recitals, numerous appearances with orchestra, and on radio-tv since 1960. He has also performed solo and ensemble recitals in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Japan, and Mexico. He served as coordinator of the keyboard program at California State University, Chico from 1971-2003, and retired as Professor Emeritus in 2008. Dr. Bowman previously was a member of the keyboard faculties of Eastern Illinois University (1969-71) and University of Southern California (1965-69). Since retirement, he continues to maintain a private music studio, perform concerts, as well as present workshops, master classes, and lectures/lecture-recitals on a wide variety of subjects.