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Published: Mon Feb 4, 2013

thumb MarkKosower-JeeWonOhAn evening of classics -- from Tchaikovsky to Brahms -- will be performed by visiting cellist Mark Kosower during the next CenterStage recital at Tennessee Tech University.

Admission is free for this performance, which begins at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, in Wattenbarger Auditorium, the concert hall of TTU's Bryan Fine Arts Building.

The program includes Beethoven's "Sonata in D Major," Tchaikovsky's "Pezzo capriccioso," and Brahms's "Sonata in E Minor." The program's show-piece is Czech-American composer Bohuslav Martinu's "Variations on a Theme of Rossini."

Kosower, principal cellist with the Cleveland Orchestra, will be accompanied by Jee-Won Oh.

In addition to his orchestral career, Kosower is active as a soloist, performing with the Orchestre de Paris, Hong Kong Philharmonic, China National Symphony Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan and the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra. In the United States, he's appeared with the symphony orchestras of Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Seattle and more.

Kosower is in Cookeville for two performances: the Thursday, Feb. 7, CenterStage recital and the Sunday, Feb. 10, concert by the Bryan Symphony Orchestra. Learn more at