Following spring season dates at Penn State Behrand, the Benderly Concert Series in Arizona, the Flickinger Center in New Mexico and more, the Richter Uzur Duo brings their original takes on classical works, Eastern European folk tunes and chamber pop/rock arrangements to the Detroit Institute of Arts. and the Jackson Symphony Orchestra's Affinity Series at The Wax in Jackson, MI. Details below.
Other upcoming engagements include the Mondavi Center, the Myrna Loy Center, Fort Lewis College, and the Johnson County Community College Performing Arts Series.
Trained at the Royal College of Music and the Moscow Conservatory, respectively, guitarist Brad Richter and cellist Viktor Uzur are consummate performers and composers, each having played around the globe to critical acclaim and international awards.
Together, they pair exquisite originals with blazing improvisations and iconic works by composers such as Bartok, Gershwin, Rimsky-Korsakov and Saint-Saens. Their unique programs combine elements of classical music, pop, rock, Eastern European folk and North American indigenous music — all played with a native sense of vernacular, integrity and charm — to produce a sound that is all their own.
Detroit Institute of Arts
Friday, August 19, 2016 at 7 & 8:30PM
5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI
Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 7:30 PM
215 W Michigan Ave, Jackson, MI