Fred Raimi, cello
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 8:00pm
J.S. Bach solo cello suites and other works performed by Ciompi Quartet cellist Fred Raimi. Raimi is a faculty member in the Duke University Department of Music and the longest serving member of the Ciompi Quartet, having joined the ensemble in 1974. As a member of the Ciompi Quartet, he has performed in most major cities in the US, and in Europe, China, South America and Australia. A graduate of The Juilliard School, Mr. Raimi received his M.M. degree from SUNY-Binghamton, where he also performed as a member of the Amici Quartet. He has been artist-in-residence at both Hamilton and Colgate Universities, and won the International Cello Competition in Portugal in 1971. He was a member of Pablo Casals' final master class, and has participated in chamber music festivals throughout the country, including the Spoleto Festival, Marlboro Festival, Monadnock Music, and Bellingham, Washington.