Joshua Roman, cello
Date: April 18, 2019 8:00 pm CDT
Venue: Scat Jazz Lounge
“If all musicians were as affable as cellist Joshua Roman, there’d be no chatter about classical music and how it is in jeopardy or doomed to die a slow death in cavernous concert halls.” — San Francisco Classical Voice
Joshua Roman has earned an international reputation for his wide-ranging repertoire, a commitment to communicating the essence of music in visionary ways, artistic leadership, and versatility. As well as being a celebrated performer, he is recognized as an accomplished composer and curator, and was named a TED Senior Fellow in 2015. A pioneer in experiencing classical music in new ways, his multi-faceted career has seen: innovative online projects across platforms, curation of genre-bending festivals and events, and performances in clubs and cafes, outdoor amphitheaters, displacement camps and hospitals, and the world’s most illustrious stages.