In the Loop
Guest Artist

Guest Artist Recital: Dr. Matthew Cataldi, piano

  • Date & Time
    • Monday, February 06, 2023 7:20pm to 8:20pm
  • Cost
    • Free
  • Description

    Dr. Matthew Cataldi presents his “24 Preludes in Popular Style after Chopin”, an arrangement project that bridges the classical world of Chopin’s Op.28 preludes with a wide variety of jazz and popular styles of music. Listeners will recognize some of their favorite melodies from Chopin’s original score while being immersed in popular genres, including bebop, funk, ragtime, rock’n’roll, and tango.

    Dr. Matthew Cataldi has enjoyed a wildly versatile career as a soloist, collaborative artist, conductor, composer, and educator. He has performed on the stages of Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. As a composer and arranger, he enjoys bridging the classical and popular worlds, creating and presenting exciting new music that caters
    to his unique background and interests.

  • Venue
    Music Building Room 101 (MUB 101)
    435 Newell Dr.
    Music Building Room 101 (MUB 101) Website