Jason Vieaux, guitar
Clancy Newman, cello

Friday, January 22, 2021 - 7:30 PM
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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About This Performance

Making his eighth appearance on the PCMS stage, Grammy-winning guitarist Jason Vieaux has been lauded as “perhaps the most precise and soulful classical guitarist of his generation” (NPR). For his return to Benjamin Franklin Hall, he teams up with Clancy Newman, a cellist whose musical acumen and superb technique have been praised time and again. “Newman’s exceptional technique seeks not to scintillate but integrate” (Philadelphia Inquirer).

Gnattali: Sonata for Guitar and Cello
De Falla: Canciones Populares Españoles [Sel.]
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 [Arr.]
Bellafronte: Suite No. 1 for Guitar and Cello
Plus solo works for Vieaux and Newman

The Artist(s)

Jason Vieaux
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Grammy-winner Jason Vieaux, “among the elite of today’s classical guitarists” (Gramophone), is the guitarist that goes beyond the classical. NPR describes Vieaux as “perhaps the most precise and soulful classical guitarist of his generation.” Among his extensive discography is the 2015 Grammy Award winning album for Best Classical Instrumental Solo, Play.… Read More
Clancy Newman
Clancy Newman, cello
Cellist Clancy Newman, first prize winner of the prestigious Walter W. Naumburg International Competition and recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant, has had the unusual career of a performer/composer. From Albany, NY, he began playing cello at the age of six, and at twelve he received his first significant public recognition when he won a Gold Medal at the Dandenong Youth Festival in Australia,… Read More


Jason Vieaux: Duke Ellington's "In A Sentimental Mood"
Clancy Newman plays Beethoven Sonata in D Major for cello and piano Op. 102 No. 2 movements 2&3
Social Series

This concert is part of the Social Series. Click here to learn more about the free tasting paired with this concert.