Who's Performing For You:
Marc Moskovitz, founder and artistic director of the Trinity Park Salon Series, is principal cellist of the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra of Columbus, Ohio. He has performed with the Boston Pops, toured with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and recorded with the Handel and Haydn Society of Boston. His solo recordings include music of cello virtuosi David Popper and Alfredo Piatti and has performed at the Library of Congress and the International Piatti Festival in Bergamo, Italy. Marc has contributed to The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, is author of Alexander Zemlinsky: A Lyric Symphony and co-author of the recently published Beethoven's Cello.
Peng Li joined the North Carolina Symphony as its Assistant Principal Cellist in the fall of 2008. He was a member of the San Antonio Symphony, as well as a sub for the Houston Symphony, Opera and Ballet Orchestras. Mr. Li attended the Tanglewood Music Center in the summers of 2005 and 2006 and was principal cellist for the 2006 premiere of Elliot Carter's opera What Next?, conducted by James Levine. Mr. Li also has performed with the National Repertory Orchestra and Spoleto USA.
Born and raised in West Hartford, CT, cellist Nathaniel Yaffe joined the NC Symphony in the fall of 2013. Nathaniel earned a double Bachelor of Music degree in Cello Performance and Audio Recording from the Cleveland Institute of Music in 2009, and a Master of Music degree in Cello Performance from CIM in 2010. Dedicated to teaching as well as performing, Nathaniel is a Doctor of Musical Arts Candidate in Cello Performance at the University of Minnesota. While at the U of M, Nathaniel developed and taught a series of seminars on recording techniques for the performing musician.
Cellist David Meyer joins the North Carolina Symphony after performing for a year as a member of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra. He has performed solo, symphonic, and chamber music in North America, Europe, and Asia as part of festivals of Verbier, Schleswig-Holstein, Britten- Pears, Moritzburg, Viana do Castelo, Carteret, and Colorado College. He served as principal cellist of the Verbier Festival Orchestra, New World Symphony, Britten-Pears Orchestra, Atlantic Music Festival Orchestra, NEC Philharmonia, NEC's conductorless Chamber Orchestra, American Youth Symphony, Thornton Symphony, National Repertory Orchestra, and Claremont Young Musician's Orchestra.