Hugh Wolff & Steven Isserlis (cello)
Charles Ives, The Unanswered Question
Joseph Haydn, Konzert für Violoncello un Orkest no. 2 in D-Dur, Hob.VIIb:2
Richard Strauss, Also sprach Zarathustra, op. 30
We have invited the English virtuoso Steven Isserlis to perform Haydn's technically challenging Second Cello Concerto, one of the great works in the repertoire. Charles Ives asks the vital questions about life while from Richard Strauss we hear one of his most well-known melodies, now instantly recognisable from the film 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Hugh Wolff is among the leading conductors of his generation. He has appeared with all the major American orchestras including those of Chicago, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, S