July 16: Harpist Cristina Montes Mateo

July 16: Harpist Cristina Montes Mateo

Harpist Cristina Montes Mateo performs works by Spohr, Guridi, Godefroid, Grandjany, Saint-Saëns, Gombau, and Falla.

Cristina Montes Mateo is recognized as one of the leading harpists of her generation. She is currently Solo Harpist at the Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana in the Palau de Les Arts Reina Sofía, an orchestra created by Lorin Maazel. She has also been the Principal Harpist with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. A sought-after teacher, she is also head of Harp Department at the Conservatorio Superior de Música “Joaquín Rodrigo” of Valencia (Spain). She has also given master classes at the renowned institutions of Berklee College of Music (2014, 2015, 2016), the Birmingham Conservatoire (2015), and the Musikhochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne (2016).

Sunday at 6pm
Bing Theater | Free, no reservations required
Live Stream | At concert time only

KUSC Podcast
Download | Available for one week after the live performance

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