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WRTI Presents ASTRAL Cellist Thomas Mesa

WRTI Presents ASTRAL: Cellist Thomas Mesa

“….Thomas 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 Thomas 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

wildflower review Thomas Mesa and pianist Ilya Yakushev

Wildflower Music Festival

“…they had the audience eating out of their hands from the moment they walked on stage to the very last note.  [Thomas and Ilya] were our favorite performers to have at the Wildflower Festival.”