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Alban Gerhardt, Cello – TEST
February 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cellist Alban Gerhardt returns to the Overture stage for a memorable performance of Walton’s Cello Concerto, a piece reflecting the composer’s love of Italy. Conductor John DeMain and the Madison Symphony Orchestra open the program with Rossini’s Overture to Semiramide and finish with Brahms’ lyrical Symphony No. 1.
Praised for the “warm songfulness of his playing” (The Telegraph) at the 2016 BBC Proms, Alban Gerhardt has, for 25 years, made a unique impact on audiences worldwide with his intense musicality, compelling stage presence and insatiable artistic curiosity. His gift for shedding fresh light on familiar scores, along with his appetite for investigating new repertoire from centuries past and present, truly sets him apart from his peers.
ROSSINI | Overture to Semiramide
WALTON | Cello Concerto
BRAHMS | Symphony No. 1