FEATURED ARTIST: Rick Simpson FEATURED ARTIST: Rick Simpson FEATURED ARTIST: Rick Simpson FEATURED ARTIST: Rick Simpson

October 17, 2017

Posted on October 7, 2017

Two professors from Portland State University, violinist Tomás Cotik and pianist Chuck Dillard, join All Classical Portland for this week’s Thursdays @ Three, performing an exhilarating program of Bach and Piazzola.   Cotik has won many awards including first-prize at the National Broadcast Music Competition in his native Argentina in 1997 and is an avid recording artist. Dillard has a broad range of experiences as a conductor, coach and pianist, having worked for companies including Austin Opera, Opera Carolina, Central City Opera, Piedmont Opera and Opera Colorado with whom he collaborated on a new production of Nixon in China now available on the Naxos label. Christa Wessel hosts Thursday, October 12 at 3 pm.