New Recordings, Classical Revolution TED Talks, and NYC Debuts

Natalie Spehar has been recording The Great Noise Ensemble and Primitivity CDs and God’s World, for 8 celli and soprano with Joel Pierson.  She plans to record with flute players Nikola Ragusa and Amelie Brodeur in Montreal, Canada.  You can read about the project here.

Natalie was recently interviewed by The Glass Blog about a project that will be followed by a tour in Canada this coming July. The project is part of a contest that rewards money to the top three projects, and Natalie’s project is currently in fourth in the polls. Click here to VOTE.

Natalie has also performed in two TED talks at the TEDxMidAtlantic conference in DC.  For the first, she accompanied rising soprano Charity Tilleman-Dick, and the second one was part of Classical Revolution‘s own presentation.

Natalie’s other recent performance credits include performing with Jherek Bischoff and Amanda Palmer at the 9:30 Club in DC, being a featured soloist/improviser with Donovan at The Hamilton Live, and also appearing with former American Idol contestant Alyssa Coco and her band Roses & Revolutions at Rockwood Music Hall in NYC.

This spring, Natalie has some upcoming shows including a piano trio feature in NYC with Sergio Sandí and Francis Liu, a percussion and cello recital in DC in March with fellow GNE member Chris DeChiara, a world premiere of a work by Scott Gendel for cello, chamber orchestra, and chorus in DC in April, and the presentation of her work at SPECTRUM in NYC, which will serve as her debut solo contemporary performance in NYC and include a second set later that evening that will feature the NYC debut of her brand new contemporary chamber ensemble, LAMP (Luminating Art, Music & Performance).