Wendy Sutter
Cello
Wendy Sutter has appeared as soloist with many prominent orchestras and conductors including The Dallas ,Colorado, Seattle, Shanghai ,Tucson and Northern Nederlands Symphonies, The Brussels and Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestras, The Residentie Orchestra of the Hague, The Cabrillo Festival Orchestra and The Youth Orchestra of Americas. As a solo recitalist Sutter has performed throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia, including Marlboro, Aspen, Tanglewood, the Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center, Torontoʼs Luminato Festival, Spoleto, Ravinia and at the Barbican. Equally accomplished in the worlds of contemporary music, Sutter performed for 6 years as the cellist within The Bang on a Can “all-stars” collaborating and recording alongside Theo Bleckmann, Don Byron, Ornette Coleman, Michael Gordon, Julia Wolfe, David Lang, Steve Reich, Philip Glass, and Terry Riley. Ms. Sutter has toured extensively with composer/ conductor Tan Dun performing his Oscar Academy winning score “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” cello concerto. Her 2008 recording of Glass Songs and Poems for solo cello, which was written especially for her, was voted best new CD of the year by listeners of National Public Radio, and was the second-best selling CD in the classical division on iTunes. In 1994 Ms. Sutter was invited by Mikhail Baryshnikov to give the world premiere of “A Suite of Dances” an on stage duet for Ms. Sutter playing Bach solo suites for cello accompanying Mikhail Baryshnikov. This piece was choreographed especially for these two artists by the legendary Jerome Robbins. (wendysutter.com)