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Live from Hochstein – Bach & Beyond with Natalie Spehar

Recognized for her versatile skill set, Hochstein cello instructor Natalie Spehar performs works by Bach and William Grant Still. Please note – this concert is rescheduled from November 4.

Hochstein cello instructor Natalie Spehar has performed live with artists including Disturbed, Cage the Elephant, 2 Cellos, Josh Groban, Sarah Brightman, Dessa, Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith, Johnny Mathis, Michael Bolton, Il Volo, Michael Bublé, and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. She is also an active composer and studio recording artist.

Spehar’s concert includes Suite No. 1 for Unaccompanied Violoncello by J.S. Bach and “Summerland” by William Grant Still – with Hochstein faculty member Yoshiko Arahata – among other works.

The Hochstein School’s lunchtime Live from Hochstein concert series will be broadcast live on WXXI Classical 91.5/90.3 FM and hosted by WXXI Classical 91.5’s Mona Seghatoleslami.

Please note that because of health and safety guidelines during the pandemic, the fall concert series will be broadcast without a live audience in the Performance Hall.

Listen to the concert online at

Sidney and Barbara Sobel have provided continuous underwriting of the Live from Hochstein Broadcast & Concert Series since 1993. Live from Hochstein is also made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.