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BBC Proms 2016 Chamber Music 2

Guy Johnston and friends

Venue: Cadogan Hall

Repertoire

Brahms
Hungarian Dance No. 5 (arr. Edward Russell)
Bach
Motet ‘O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht’, BWV 118 (arr. Robin Michael)
Schubert
Three Songs from Schwanengesang D. 957 (arr. Richard Birchall)
Elgar
Enigma Variations – Nimrod (arr. Edward Russell)
Kaiser-Lindemann
Die 12 in Bossa-nova (Variacoes brasileiras)
Villa-Lobos
Bachianas brasileiras No. 5
Piazzolla
Libertango (arr. Edward Russell)
Klengel
Hymnus for 12 cellos

Performers

Golda Schultz
soprano
Guy Johnston
cello
Emma Denton
cello
Benjamin Hughes
cello
Su-a Lee
cello
Sarah McMahon
cello
Robin Michael
cello
Brian O’Kane
cello
Justin Pearson
cello
Pedro Silva
cello
Victoria Simonsen
cello
Gabriella Swallow
cello
Adi Tal
cello

As part of this season’s celebration of the cello, Guy Johnston gathers 11 of his cello-playing friends for this celebration of the instrument in all its expressive guises. From Bach to Brahms via elegiac sounds from England and stomping rhythms from Brazil, Johnston and his friends demonstrate not only the cello’s intense beauty but also its versatility.

Part of BBC Proms 2016 Chamber Music

BBC Proms 2016 Chamber Music 1

Paul Lewis joins his regular partners the Vertavo Quartet for the first of the season’s Proms Chamber Music concerts. They begin with music from France: Debussy’s Symbolist Cello Sonata and one...

BBC Proms 2016 Chamber Music 3

French pianist and Satie champion Alexandre Tharaud leads a cabaret of music and words celebrating one of the most curious and innovative composers of the 20th century. He is joined by actor and...

BBC Proms 2016 Chamber Music 4

The most intrepid of trumpeters, Håkan Hardenberger is joined by the Academy of St Martin in the Fields and some special friends for a celebration of the music of Kurt Weill and of proponents of the...

BBC Proms 2016 Chamber Music 5

Vocal ensemble Stile Antico and viol consort Fretwork celebrate the Shakespeare anniversary, contrasting music of his contemporaries with new settings.

BBC Proms 2016 Chamber Music 6

Eloquent French-Canadian pianist Louis Lortie performs an intriguing programme that moves from the clear spring-water of Fauré’s Barcarolles to depictions of Italian cities from Poulenc and...

BBC Proms 2016 Chamber Music 7

BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists the Armida Quartet bring two friends and three composers to Cadogan Hall for the summer’s seventh Proms Chamber Music concert. Either side of a new work for...

BBC Proms 2016 Chamber Music 8

Two cherished British singers round off 2016’s Proms Chamber Music series with a joint recital at Cadogan Hall, celebrating English song with an extended stopover in Germany for songs and duets by...

Concert Duration:
approx. 1 hour (no interval)
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