Music on the Edge will present cellist Dave Eggar with his trio DEORO, featuring Chuck Palmer on drums and bassist Tom Pirozzi. The concert takes place at Bellefield Hall Auditorium on Friday, February 4 at 8 p.m. and includes music by Huang Ro, Somei Satoh, Annie Gosfield, Fred Hersch, and DEORO.
Dave Eggar is well known to Pittsburgh audiences as the music director for Attack Theatre and has appeared worldwide as a solo cellist and pianist. A virtuoso of many musical styles, he has performed and recorded with artists in numerous genres including Evanescence, The Who, Michael Brecker, Josh Groban, Coldplay, Beyonce, Pearl Jam, Fall Out Boy, Dave Sanborn, Kathleen Battle, Ray Lamontagne, Roberta Flack, and many others.
His list of awards and accomplishments includes accolades from Time magazine, ASCAP, the National Endowment for the Arts, Sony Records Elevated Standards Award in classical music, the Geraldine Dodge & Leonard Bernstein Foundations. At 15 he was the youngest winner in the history of the Artists International Competition.
Tickets in Advance through ProArts Tickets Service: $15 general, $10 non-Pitt students and seniors. Tickets at the door: $20/$15. Pitt students admitted free with valid ID.