An Intimate Evening of Cello and Piano Music at Shoreditch Treehouse
December 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Romantic Cello & Piano Music at Shoreditch Treehouse
Join us for an enchanting BYOB evening of cello and piano music at the Shoreditch Treehouse by renowned pianist Rieko Tsuchida and cellist Tessa Seymour! Featuring works by Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Franck, and more…
Outfits by OBI for Corset, one-of-a-kind Corsets made from Japanese Kimono Obis.
About the Artists:
Since making her Carnegie Hall debut in 2011, prize-winning Japanese pianist Rieko Tsuchida has performed internationally as a soloist and chamber musician. Tsuchida made her professional concerto debut in 2011 performing Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with the California Symphony. Ms. Tsuchida currently lives between New York and Paris, where she co-founded Ensemble IMAGO, Ensemble-in-Residence at Fondation des Etats-Unis. Recent performance highlights include her recital debut at Salle Cortot, Salle Gaveau, the Eiffel Tower, and concerts in Chicago, Washington D.C., and New York. Ms. Tsuchida is also the Artistic Director of Classical Music Collection Japan (CMCJ), a project funded by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government to promote the classical music culture of Japan. She will make her concert debut in Japan with CMCJ this winter in Tokyo’s Oji Hall. Ms. Tsuchida earned her Bachelor of Music Degree at the Peabody Conservatory and her Master of Music Degree at The Juilliard School in the studios of Dr. Matti Raekallio and Joseph Kalichstein. http://www.riekotsuchida.com
Tessa Seymour made her televised Carnegie Hall debut in 2006 and has since been performing internationally as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral musician. She is the recipient of the Verbier Festival’s Prix Firmenich and was named a Jack Kent Cooke Scholar in 2010. Recent appearances include concerts at Washington DC’s Kennedy Center and the US premiere of Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki’s Suite for Solo Cello at Carnegie Hall. Her performances have been broadcast on WHYY-TV, PBS, as well as NPR, TEDTalks, VICE News, BBC 3, and WRTI radio, and she released her debut duo album with pianist Rieko Tsuchida in 2022. Born in California, she attended the Curtis Institute of Music at age 16, and joined the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House in 2022. Tessa’s cello is the 1720 Testore “Camilla” of Milan.
Note: Please ensure no stilettos are worn in the venue as it damage the soft wooden floors. The venue have a large jar of stiletto heel covers that can be used if preferred to going barefoot.