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Drew Ricciardi

Cress on Oak Creek has long been a Sedona culinary destination with decades of talented culinary teams treating L’Auberge de Sedona guests along with Sedona locals and visitors to savory and sweet delicacies. Now, with the help of violinist Drew Ricciardi, your ears will be given a sweet treat as well. Dine on a delightfully crafted coursed menu, watch the path of Oak Creek meander along the restaurant and listen to the rich and complex tones that Drew creates thorough his years of practice and passion with the violin. 

Drew Ricciardi – A History of his Craft

Drew Ricciardi has participated in various festivals throughout his career:

  • Britten-Pears Orchestra and Contemporary Composition and Performance Workshop of Aldeburgh, England, directed by Oliver Knussen
  • Emerging Quartets Program, taught and founded by the Muir Quartet
  • Banff Festival Orchestra, as principal viola under the Berliner Symphoniker’s principal conductor, Lior Shambadal.

Drew has performed with the Shattered Glass Chamber Orchestra at Kneisel Hall and on the New School’s Schneider Concert Series, as a soloist with the Anna Myer Dance Company in Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art, and at the UN General Assembly with the Refugee Orchestra Project.

His latest appearances have allowed him to share the stage with Placido Domingo, Ramin Djawadi, and Stevie Wonder. Upcoming engagements include concerts with the Canada National Chorus and Orchestra at Carnegie Hall in April and June of this year.


Listen to live music expertly paired with the flavors of the season – Drew Ricciardi will be perform at Cress on Oak Creek on Thursday and Saturday nights.

Posted: February 3, 2023

Vista Suite Deck with Couple “6 Reasons to Visit This Sedona Resort for a Spiritual Reset” writer, Allie Lebos, visited L’Auberge de Sedona to experience Sedona as well as dining at Cress on Oak Creek and a relaxing spa treatment at L’Apothecary Spa. “From creekside cottages to morning yoga, L’Auberge de Sedona is the place to unwind and reset.” Read on to discover Allie’s top 6 reasons to visit L’Auberge.


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Sedona Honors International Women’s Day

We look forward to celebrating International Women’s Day on Wednesday March 8th spotlighting the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women with the rest of the world. Following in the footsteps of so many great women is an honor and a privilege we don’t take lightly.

Fireside Lounge “Well Traveled In Sedona, Arizona: A Metaphysical, Awe-Inspiring Experience” editor Jamie Schneider recently visited L’Auberge de Sedona for a winter experience including a stay in a Creekside Cottage along with dining at Cress on Oak Creek – “add some metaphysical programming, grounding spa treatments, and a spiritual vortex hike into the mix, and suffice it to say I have a new perspective on mind-body healing.”