Dec 16, 2013
It is counted as good fortune when a community is able to export precious raw materials from local mines. It is yet more gratifying to experience their transformation into finely wrought finished products.
The cellist Christine Lamprea and the pianist Daniel Anastasio, San Antonio natives and 2007 graduates from TMI and Saint Mary’s Hall, respectively, pursued music on disparate paths that eventually converged at the Juilliard School in New York. They returned home for the holidays and performed as a duo for the first time Sunday in Gallery Nord. The concert sponsor was Musical Bridges Around the World. The intelligent and challenging program: Leos Janacek’s “Pohádka,” Benjamin Britten’s Cello Sonata in C and Johannes Brahms’s Cello Sonata No. 2 in F.