Claudio Cruz

Claudio Cruz is music director of the Ribeirão Preto Symphony Orchestra (São Paulo). He studied violin with his father, the luthier João Cruz, and later with Erich Lehninger. As the first violin and founder of the Amazonia String Quartet, he received a Grammy Award in 2002 for an album of …

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Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming is beyond eclectic. Right now he is the political maverick Eli Gold on CBS’s The Good Wife, for which he has received Emmy, SAG and Satellite award nominations, but over the last couple of years he has also: played all the parts in Macbeth at both the National Theater of …

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Sarah Cunningham

Sarah Cunningham is recognized as one of the foremost viola da gambists worldwide. She trained at Harvard University, the Longy School of Music (with Gian Lyman Silbiger), and the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, Netherlands (with Wieland Kuijken). In the 1970s she was deeply influenced by the teaching of the …

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Cypress String Quartet

In their 20 years together on the concert stage, the four members of the San Francisco-based Cypress String Quartet (CSQ) played thousands of concerts throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Praised by Gramophone for their “artistry of uncommon insight and cohesion,” and by The New York Times for …

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