Hugh Wolff director – Jean-Guihen Queyras cello


Short Ride in a fast Machine John Adams
Symphonie concertante for cello and orchestra, op. 125 Sergey Prokofiev
When Beethoven meets the gusle-player Grégory d'Hoop
Sinfonietta Leoš Janáček

The French cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras has to draw on all his technical prowess in Prokofiev's  Sinfonia concertante, one of the most difficult concertos for this instrument. This is followed by an ecstatic, brass band-like work by Janáček and the two moods (exuberant and introvert) of John Adams.

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    Jean-Guihen Queyras, an open-minded cellist

    Concerto or recital, classical or contemporary: the French cellist tries his hand at them all,  with success. He proves to us that versatility and quality are in no way incompatible. 

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