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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).

1 hour

Last on

Tue 17 Jul 2012 13:00

Music Played

  • Fazil Say

    Four Cities

  • David Wilde

    The Cellist of Sarajevo

  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dances

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dances Op 46

  • Bohuslav Martinu

    Variations on a Slovakian Theme

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