Emilio and Cara Colón, both cellists, are the creative force behind the International Chamber Orchestra of Puerto Rico, an innovative new project that provides high impact cultural and artistic experiences for under-served communities in Puerto Rico and around the Caribbean. Both have performed around the world to critical acclaim and annually travel to Puerto Rico to provide free access to concerts, educational events and television programming for children. Emilio is a professor at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and Cara is Vice President of the American Cello Institute.
Emilio performs on his Amati cello made in 1699 in Cremona, Italy.
Emilio and Cara Colón, celli with Richard Sherman, flute and Zhihua Tang
George Frideric Handel: Trio Sonata, Op.2 No.8, HWV 393 for two cellos and piano
Anton Kraft: Grand duo in G minor Op.5 for Two Cellos
I. Allegro risoluto - Moderato (10:30)
II. Adagio - Adagio cantabile (3:26)
III. Rondo - Allegro non troppo (7:30)
Reinhold Glière: from Ten Duets for Two Cellos, op.53
3. Con moto
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Jet Whistle for flute and cello
Astor Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango for cello and piano