Cellist Sophie Shao and Friends perform at MAC on Mar. 29

Applauded by the New York Times for her “eloquent, powerful” interpretations, world-renowned cellist Sophie Shao has a gift for assembling impromptu chamber ensembles that are brimming with passion and talent.

Sophie Shao & Friends celebrate Rachmaninoff’s 150th birthday

The extraordinary cellist Sophie Shao returns to the Mahaney Arts Center on Friday, April 21, for a concert highlighting the work of Sergei Rachmaninoff.

MAC Performing Arts Series goes virtual for January

Performances by Sophie Shao, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Zoë Keating will now be streamed only. 

Arts Beat: Shao and friends kick off 100th Middlebury Performing Arts Series season

The Middlebury Performing Arts Series’ 100th anniversary season opens on Friday, Sept. 20, at 7:30 p.m., with perennial Middlebury favorite, cellist Sophie Shao. Applauded by the New York Times for her “eloquent, powerful” interpretations, Shao has a gift … (read more)