Cellist Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir
Cellist Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir plays a concert at Escondido's California Center for the Arts, accompanied by pianist Elizabeth Joy Rhee. Hailing from Iceland, the Juilliard graduate is a rising star in the orchestral and chamber music world, earning recognition for her gutsy, intense and charismatic performances. She's played Carnegie Hall, and was a guest soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Walt Disney Concert Hall. 2011 saw the release of her first album, a collection of Benjamin Britten suites for solo cello.