Nicolas Altstaedt, Jose Gallardo
Cellist and Radio 3 New Generation Artist Nicolas Altstaedt plays music by Brahms, Dvorak, Martinu, Fazil Say and David Wilde at the 2012 City of London Festival.
From the church of St Vedast-alias-Foster, the first of eight concerts featuring Radio 3 New Generation Artists at the 2012 City of London Festival.
Today cellist Nicolas Altstaedt is joined by pianist Jose Gallardo in 'A Postcard from the Balkans', including folk-influenced music by Brahms, Dvorak and Martinu, David Wilde's moving tribute to the victims of a bomb attack in Sarajevo, and the world premiere of Four Cities, commissioned for this concert from the Turkish pianist and composer Fazil Say.
Presented by Penny Gore.
Fazil Say: Four Cities (BBC commission - world premiere)
David Wilde: The Cellist of Sarajevo
Brahms (arr Piatti): Hungarian Dances (selection)
Dvorak: Slavonic Dances Op 46 Nos 3 & 8
Martinu: Variations on a Slovakian Theme
Nicolas Altstaedt (cello)
Jose Gallardo (piano).
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