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Up close with…

Thu, September 17—Thu, December 31, 2020

Up close with…

PostClassical Ensemble presents a new virtual series, Up Close With…, an in-depth virtual discussion with our musicians. In this series, we hope to inspire you by showcasing our players and featuring our music in a whole new way.

Fatma Daglar

Fatma Daglar is the oboist of the acclaimed wind quintet, Zéphyros Winds. In addition to being the principal oboist of the PostClassical Ensemble, Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, Maryland Symphony Orchestra, Washington Concert Opera, Wolftrap Opera and Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, she has also held the position of assistant principal oboe with the Louisville Orchestra and has performed on oboe and English horn with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Richmond Symphony Orchestra, among many others. An enthusiastic advocate of historical performance, she frequently appears with the Washington Bach Consort, Ama Deus Ensemble, Brandywine Baroque, Modern Musick, and Bach Sinfonia. She has been described as “a dexterous technician with attractive tone and a nifty sense of phrasing” and her playing “of virtuoso caliber, enthusiastically received.” Daglar currently teaches at Towson University and at UMBC.

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Netanel Draiblate

Hailed as “an extremely gifted violinist,” Netanel Draiblate’s performances as a soloist, chamber musician, and recording artist serve to emphasize his versatility. Draiblate has collaborated with such luminaries as Pinchas Zukerman, Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman, Jaime Laredo, and Cho Liang Lin. Recent engagements include appearances with the American Symphony at Carnegie Hall, the Israel Chamber Orchestra, the Brasilia Concert Society Orchestra, and Turkey’s Bursa Symphony Orchestra. Draiblate also toured with duo partner pianist Lura Johnson as Times Two, with a program that included selections from their Azica Perspectives recording. He also led a string quartet in a special program celebrating the 50th anniversary of German-Israeli diplomatic relations at Carnegie Hall, in Washington, DC and at Ravinia. Recognized for artistry that “combines confidence and eloquence,” Draiblate made his Canadian debut last season on the Friday Music Series. Draiblate serves as the Director of Chamber Music at Georgetown University and is the Founder and Director of the Annapolis Symphony Academy.

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