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Occurs on Sunday March 5 2023

Approximate running time: 2 hours


Ravenscroft Hall
8445 E. Hartford Drive
Scottsdale AZ 85255

Event Notes


Intersection is a unique offering in the 2022/23 Chamber @ Ravenscroft series, a crossover event featuring both jazz and classical selections. In addition to a major chamber work by Ravel, the program will include selections that blend jazz and classical approaches, as the string quartet and piano trio intersect in exciting and surprising ways.

Intersection featuring Dian D’Avanzo, violin; Tessa Gotman Bock, violin; Nancy Buck, viola; Mike D’Avanzo, cello; Russell Schmidt, piano; Chris Finet, bass; Rob Moore, drums

About the artists…Dian D’Avonzo is the Assistant Concertmaster of the Phoenix Symphony and has performed with the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra and the Utah Opera Festival. Tessa Gotman Bock is also a member of the Phoenix Symphony violin section and previously served as the Concertmaster of the Scottsdale Arts Orchestra. Violist Nancy Buck is Co-Artistic Director of the Chamber @ Ravenscroft series and recently soloed with the West Valley Symphony in a performance of the Walton Viola Concerto. Cellist Mike D’Avonzo has been a member of the Phoenix Symphony for more than three decades and is also an acclaimed bowmaker whose bows are played by musicians across the country. This outstanding quartet is joined by local jazz greats Russell Schmidt (piano), Chris Finet (bass), and Rob Moore (drums).

Purchase tickets to 3 or more Chamber @ Ravenscroft series events to receive a season discount. For group sales to any Chamber @ Ravenscroft event, please contact the Ravenscroft Box Office at: (800) 785-3318.

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