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Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra to present Symphonic Spring

Concert features cellist Diane Chaplin


by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Cellist Diane Chaplin will perform with the Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra in a concert May 11.The Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra will present “Symphonic Spring,” featuring Diane Chaplin as cello soloist on May 11.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Montavilla United Methodist Church, 232 SE 80th St., Portland. Chaplin will play Haydn’s Cello Concerto in C major, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 and Mozart Impressario Overturer.

Before moving to Portland in 2009, Chaplin spent 21 years as the cellist of the Colorado Quartet, enjoying an international career which took her around the world. The Colorado Quartet was the first all-female string quartet to perform the complete Beethoven Quartet cycle in both North America and Europe and its critically-acclaimed recordings of these quartets are available on the Parnassus label.

In addition to her many solo and chamber music appearances, Chaplin is the co-director of Northwest New Music, a small ensemble that pairs cutting edge avante garde music with classics from the 20th century. To learn more about her, visit cellochaplin.com.




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