A conscientious and penetrating artist, NADA RADULOVICH is a dynamic performer and organizer who brings a refreshingly versatile repertoire to her audiences. Ebullient and spontaneous, she presents an ambitious pace of recitals featuring standard classical repertoire and overlooked gems.
Originally from Detroit, cellist Nada is a graduate of Smith College, Manhattan School of Music and The Peobody Institute. Currently she enjoys teaching through her private studio and at the Trinity School. She is a Suzuki instructor and has been on the faculties of several music schools in the New York City area.
Recent solo appearances have been at The Atria in Kew Gardans, the Mahwah Summer Music Festival, Jewish Home Care, and the Roerich Museum. Her next public recital will be announced at www.cellobynada.com.
Today a singer, Claire Kuttler joins us making …’trio de nada’…..possible. This concert features a song cycle of a colleague and neighbor, Dina Pruzhansky.
CULLAN BRYANT is among the most active chamber and collaborative pianists in New York City, maintaining a schedule of over 50 recitals a year. He has performed with such artist as Emanuel Borok, Misha Keylin, Oleh Krysa, Julia Lichten, Midori, Sviatoslav Moroz, Peter Rijto, members of the American, Arcata and Borromeo Quartets and has appeared in recitals with members of the New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, the Orchestra of St. Luke's, New York City Ballet Orchestra, New Jersey Symphony, Boston Symphony and the Detroit Symphony in such venues as Weil Recital Hall, Merkin Hall, Alic Tully Hall, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Detroit's Orchestra Hall. Mr. Bryant made his Carnegie Hall debut in 1992 in recital with violinist Patmore Lewis. His college studies were with Robert Goldsand and Artur Balsam at the Manhattan School of Music. In July of 2002 he toured Japan in recitals with violinist Midori. He & pianist Dmitry Rachmanov released a CD on the Naxos label, “Beethoven and his Teachers: Music for Piano, Four Hands” last year.
Praised for her "glistening torrents of sound" (Opera News), American lyric soprano CLAIRE KUTTLER is a versatile singing actress, performing operatic, concert and golden age musical theater repertoire throughout the United States. Her upcoming engagements include her Carnegie Hall debut as the soprano soloist in Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem with Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY), Alexis in Offenbach's The Island of Tulipatan (L'ile de Tulipatan) with the Light Opera of New York (cast recording to be released by Albany Records) and Hanna Glawari in The Merry Widow with New Rochelle Opera.
A passionate performer of American work, Claire originated the role of Elaine O'Neill in John Musto’s Later the Same Evening in 2007, sang Emily Webb in Ned Rorem’s Our Town with Palm Beach Opera in 2014 and was a concerto competition winner with Barber's "Knoxville: Summer of 1915" at the Mannes College of Music in 2012. She has also had the honor to sing for President Barack Obama at his official inaugural prayer service on January 20, 2008 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C.
Claire resides in New York City and holds degrees from the Mannes College of Music, the University of Maryland (College Park) and Concordia College (Moorhead, MN). She is also an active voice teacher for middle and high school students, serving on the voice faculties of the Highbridge Voices, an after school non-profit choral music education program for students in the South Bronx and upcoming in 2017 the California State Summer School for the Arts.