World premiere-Mark Simpson's Cello Concerto

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Rach3
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World premiere-Mark Simpson's Cello Concerto

Post by Rach3 » Thu May 03, 2018 7:55 am

Will require more hearings , but I found attractive on first hearing .From BBC Radio 3 :

From the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester this week.

Strauss: Tod und Verklärung

Mark Simpson: Cello Concerto (world premiere)
Music Interval
Shostakovich: Symphony No.1

Leonard Elschenbroich (cello)
BBC Philharmonic

Clemens Schuldt (conductor)

"Mark Simpson has been Composer in Association of the BBC Philharmonic since 2015 and tonight's concert gives us the opportunity to hear the world premiere of his most recent work, his Cello Concerto, commissioned for the BBC Philharmonic and a virtuoso favourite of the orchestra, Leonard Elschenbroich. "

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b157tm

A review in The Guardian :

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/ ... water-hall

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