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Princeton University Department of Music Presents Cello Recital November 11, 2008

PRINCETON, N.J. — Cellist Thomas Kraines will be giving a recital at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 11, in Fine Hall's Taplin Auditorium off Washington Road. It is free and open to the public.

Kraines, a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and the Juilliard School, is gaining recognition worldwide as a cellist, composer, and teacher. He frequently performs in a duo with his wife, violinist Juliette Kang, as well as with the Philadelphia-based Network for New Music, the children's musical troupe Auricolae, and the free improvisation duo Dithyramb (with percussionist Cameron Britt who is also performing in the recital). Mr. Kraines currently teaches cello at Princeton University and Temple University Preparatory. He has also served on the faculty of the Longy School of Music, the Peabody Conservatory, Phillips Academy Andover, and the Yellow Barn Festival.

Works to be performed are Antonin Dvořák: Rondo, Op. 94; Tom Kraines: Fantasy on a Theme by W. H. Squire; Kraines / Cameron Britt: Pachydermatology; Nansi Carroll: Spiritual; movements from Edward T. Cone: Sonata for Violoncello Solo; and Johannes Brahms: Sonata in E minor, Op. 38. He will be accompanied by pianist Nozomi Takashima.

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Ernie Clark
Concert Manager
Department of Music

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