Saturday, March 17 – 7:30 PM
Wang Opera Center
Daniela Shtereva, a frequent Spectrum Series performer, was born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, into a family with a preserved musical tradition for five generations. Since 2008, Daniela has been a full time performer with the Naples Philharmonic (David and Cecile Wang chair) and is a frequent guest performer in many recital series. Daniela has been a concertmaster or orchestral player under the baton of Rossen Milanov, Kurt Mazur, Christoph von Dohnányi, Seiji Ozawa, among others. Her teachers in the US were Kevork Mardirossian, and Cyrus Forough. Daniela performs on a 1917 Carl Becker violin and a Vigneron bow on loan from Prof. Forough. She is excited to be celebrating, on stage, 100 years since the making of the violin on which she performs.
Marco Sartor, a first-time Spectrum Series musician, was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. He has performed solo and chamber music recitals on three continents to critical and public acclaim, and appeared with orchestras in North and South America. Sartor has given numerous master-classes in universities and conservatories in the USA and abroad. Marco has completed the highly selective Master of Musical Arts program (Doctoral Residency) at Yale University. He also received degrees from the College of Charleston and Carnegie Mellon University. He is currently the college division guitar instructor at the New World School of the Arts in Miami, FL.