Featured artist for the month
Hamilton Cheifetz has been described in Fanfare Magazine; “Unquestionably a magnificent player” for his solo recordings, and The Oregonian wrote “Cheifetz should be declared one of Oregon’s natural resources”. He has performed at the White House and was the winner of the Piatigorsky Prize at Tanglewood, and he performed duos with his teacher Janos Starker which were broadcast on National Public Radio. His concerts have included the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in New York and a solo recital in the Sydney Opera House. He was presented in solo recitals and master classes in China in 2010 and 2012, Korea in 2016 and Germany in 2018. He recently appeared as guest artist with the Takacs Quartet and has performed at Chamber Music Northwest for many years. Cheifetz is professor of cello at Portland State University.