Dave Eggar

Dave Eggar

Dave Eggar Unveils the Timeless Magic of the Cello

September 23, 2023   |   7 pm @ Jettie Baker Center

Seven-time Grammy nominee Dave Eggarpresents “Cello Song,”a romantic evening celebrating the powerful voice of the cello across the ages, Saturday, Sept. 23at 7 p.m. at theJettieBaker Center in Clintwood, Virginia.With the accompanimentofguitarist PhilFaconti, classics such as Bach's suites live beside athletic Bluegrass hoedowns and reverential worship songs in an evening of cello magic.Tickets are $15 at the door. All children and students are admitted free.For more information and to make reservations visit proartva.org.

Eggar’s mission to “not just cross over, but to cross through” multiple genres of music is apparentinall his releases. Whether it’s classical, reggae, bluegrass, jazz, popor world music, he finds a common voice within his musical vocabulary and introduces it with his own vision.Eggar has appeared as a featured solo performer at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Barbican Center London, the Sydney Opera House, Lincoln Center and more. He is a graduate of Harvard University and the Juilliard School’s Doctoral Program.

PhilFacontihas performed throughout the United States and in Europe as a solo guitarist. His unique blend of classical, flamenco and contemporary styles create a captivating, elegant and expressive musical journey for the listener.He’sopenedfor JohnFogertyofCreedence Clearwater Revivaland performedon the Today Show withIsacElliot, up-and-coming pop star from Finland.Facontistudied at the classical music conservatory in Brooklyn College.

Tickets to the 47th Pro-Art season are on sale now.Explore the complete schedule of events, purchase season ticketsand make reservations atproartva.org. Individual shows over the course of the season range in price up to $20, while a season ticket to 30 performances can be purchased for $40—less than $2 per show. Season tickets are valid for all performances of the 47th seasonand can be purchased online, in person at any show, or by calling (276) 376-4520.DickensonCountyresidents are eligible for free season tickets thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Columbus Phipps Foundation. To request tickets emailpro-art@uvawise.eduor call(276) 376-4520.

Pro-Art partners with a variety of venues, therefore individuals with mobility issues or general questions are encouraged to call (276) 376-4520 or email the Pro-Art office atpro-art@uvawise.edu. For evolving conditions related to weather cancellations, or similar unforeseen circumstances, patrons are encouraged to checkproartva.orgfor up-to-date information.

Pro-Art is supported in part by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, which receives support from the Virginia General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as the C. BascomSlempFoundation, The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, Mountain Empire Community College, the Columbus Phipps Foundation, and the Lee County Community Foundation.

Category: Music