WRTI Presents ASTRAL Cellist Tommy Mesa

WRTI Presents ASTRAL: Cellist Tommy Mesa

“….Tommy Mesa dreamed of playing the drums, then unexpectedly fell in love with the (nearly human) sound of the cello. As part of our video series, WRTI Presents Astral, this Cuban-American Astral Artist recently visited the WRTI Performance Studio and played three works….”

Susan Lewis

Sphinx virtuosi at Wisconsin Union Theater Tommy Mesa Cello

Sphinx virtuosi at Wisconsin Union Theater

“Perhaps the most emotionally resonating part of the entire concert was the solo performance of Andrea Casarrubios’ “SEVEN”….Mesa’s rendition was greeted by a standing ovation from the Madison faithful, proving to be among the standout performances of the night.”

The Badger Herald

Tommy Mesa with cello

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“Tommy is a world-renowned performer and educator, having appeared in concert for places from Carnegie Hall to the Supreme Court of the United States, and his playing has been described as having a musical intensity that is commanding in every detail…”