Presented by wild Up
In the hands of Ashley Walters, the cello is transformed from a serene swan into a snarling, roaring creature as sinister as it is beautiful. Ashley‘s WORK showcases her longtime collaborative friendships and her fearless and daring explorations of what is possible on the instrument.
Nicholas Deyoe: another anxiety (2013)
Jason Eckardt: A way [tracing] (2006)
Wadada Leo Smith: Sweet Bay Magnolia with Berry Clusters (2013)
Luciano Berio: Sequenza XIV (2002)
Andrew McIntosh: Another Secular Calvinist Creed (2011)
Cellist Ashley Walters has been described as performing “…with the kind of brilliance that beckons a major new performer on the new music scene” (Mark Swed, LA Times). She specializes in performing repertoire with microtonality, extended techniques, and scordatura. She is a member of Wadada Leo Smith’s Golden Quintet, The Formalist Quartet, and wild Up. www.ashleywalterscello.com