Guest Recital: Fred Raimi, cello and Derison Duarte, piano
7:00pm - 8:00pm CST January 24, 2015
Free and open to the public.
Fred Raimi joined the Duke University faculty and the Ciompi Quartet in 1974, after graduating from the Juilliard School and receiving a Masters degree from State University of New York-Binghamton, where he performed as a member of the Amici Quartet. He is a member of the Ciompi Quartet and enjoys the opportunity to perform with his wife, Jane Hawkins. Jane has performed often with the Ciompi Quartet and its members, going back to recitals with Giorgio Ciompi in the 1970s.
Brazilian born pianist Derison Duarte has performed more than a dozen works for piano and orchestra. He won the 1997 American Pianists Association Fellowship, he has been a major prize winner in many national and international competitions including the Missouri Southern International Piano Competition, Kingsville Young Performers International, Nena Wideman Concerto Competition, Grace Welsh Prize for Piano, and Young Keyboard Artists International as well as a laureate of the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition. Duarte teaches at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Central University and Duke University. His previous faculty positions include The School for Creative andPerforming Arts in Cincinnati, The Colburn School of Performing Arts and the Interlochen Arts Academy.