Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota presents:
RASTRELLI CELLO QUARTET
Kira Kraftzoff, Misha Degtjareff, Kirill Timofeev, Sergio Drabkin
SAINT SAÉNS│The Swan
TCHAIKOVSKY│Andante Cantabile from String Quartet No. 1
And more – artfully blended with popular music classics by Dave Brubeck, Hoagy Carmichael, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Astor Piazzolla, and Leroy Anderson.
The Rastrelli have performed in many of Europe’s great concert halls, including those in Munich, Vienna, St. Petersburg, Bulgaria, Stuttgart and Minsk in addition to concert tours the USA. The Rastrelli Quartet currently has fi ve recordings, as well as a 2008 release with music by Piazzolla entitled “Cello in Buenos-Aires.” In 2009, the Rastrelli Quartet’s CD “Cello in Classic” was nominated for a Russian Grammy and was given a second prize award.