Cellist Guy Fishman to play at Taylor Time series

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Renowned cellist Guy Fishman will perform as part of the Taylor Time series at 5 p.m. Monday in Emerson Auditorium.

Fishman, born in Israel, was recently appointed principal cellist of the Handel and Haydn Society. He started playing the cello at age 12, and at 16 began his undergraduate studies with David Soyer at the Manhattan School of Music. He subsequently worked with Peter Wiley, Julia Lichten, and Laurence Lesser with whom he completed doctoral studies at the New England Conservatory of Music. He is also a Fulbright Fellow, and spent his fellowship year in Amsterdam studying with the famed Dutch cellist Anner Bylsma. He plays a rare cello made in Rome in 1704 by David Tecchler.

For more information on the concert, call (518) 388-6785.