Fred Sherry, cello
Cellist Fred Sherry is considered one of the finest interpreters of 20th century music, collaborating with such composers as Elliott Carter, Charles Wuorinen, Toru Takemitsu and Aaron Copland. An artist member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, with whom he served as artistic director from 1989-1992, he has toured four continents and performed at the Mostly Mozart, Chamber Music Northwest, Tanglewood and Spoleto festivals, and at the Beethoven Festival in Bonn, Germany. As a founding member of the innovative chamber ensemble Tashi, he has appeared as guest performer with the Cleveland Orchestra, Boston Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Atlanta Symphony, Montreal Symphony, London Symphony, l´Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and the New Japan Philharmonic. Mr. Sherry is a member of the faculty of the Juilliard School, and his recordings can be heard on the Deutsche Grammophon, Nonesuch, Vanguard, Arabesque, Columbia, CRI, RCA, Delos, Vox and Koch labels. Mr. Sherry organized the highly-acclaimed "A Great Day in New York," which performed the works of 52 New York composers in January-February 2001, and is currently writing a treatise on contemporary string playing. More information.