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Pianist Cerutti is at Plainfield Opera House on May 8

Alison Cerutti

PLAINFIELD – The Friends of the Plainfield Opera House will present Alison Cerutti, on May 8 at 4 p.m. Cerutti will perform Rameau’s “Gavotte and Variations,” Ginastera’s “Argentine Dances,” Brookfield Vermont composer Erik Nielsen’s “The Calling,” and the “Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58” by Chopin.
Alison Bruce Cerutti is a pianist based in Northfield. She frequently performs as a soloist and chamber musician throughout Vermont and Canada and France. She studied with Louis Moyse for eight years and accompanied his flute master classes in Vermont and France.
Cerutti has appeared as a soloist with the Norwich University Band Company, the Burlington Civic Symphony Orchestra, and numerous times with the Vermont Philharmonic in Barre, including with her brother, pianist Daniel Bruce. Since 2004 Cerutti has performed with her friend and colleague, violist Elizabeth Reid as the Cerutti-Reid Duo. Cerutti will appear in Reid’s upcoming album of viola music by David Jaeger.
She is a founding member of Arioso and the Northern Third Piano Quartet. As one of Vermont’s leading collaborative pianists, Cerutti performs with the Mad River Chorale, Winooski Valley Festival, All-State Music Festival, Music-COMP, and the Vermont Symphony Orchestra. Cerutti has also performed for Counterpoint, TURNmusic for the 2015 production of “A Fleeting Animal,” and the Unadilla productions of “HMS Pinafore, “Mikado” and “Pirates of Penzance.”
Cerutti has premiered works by Vermont composers Michael Close, Lydia Busler, Erik Nielsen, David Gunn, Dennis Bathory-Kitz, Carol Wood, and Canadian composer David Jaeger. She appears in the soundtrack of Bess O’Brien’s documentary “All of Me,” playing the music of Erik Nielsen.
Visit the Opera House website to purchase tickets or contact, , or call (802) 498-3173.

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