Cellist Stephen Isserlis will present a concert in Berlin, with music by Schumann, Shchedrin, Bernstein, and others.
Performed with the KONZERTHAUSORCHESTER BERLIN, conducted by Ivan Fischer.
- Friday, June 17 2016 at 19:00
- SUNDAY, JUNE 19 2016, 16:00
- Konzerthaus Berlin, Berlin – Großer Saal
- Overture to Manfred, op. 115
- Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129
Shchedrin, Rodion Konstantinovich
- Concerto for Orchestra No. 1 “Naughty Limericks”
- Symphonic dances from West Side Story
The performance opens with two pieces from Robert Schumann, the “Manfred Overture”, a highly regarded piece inspired by Lord Byron’s poem, and his Cello Concert in A minor, featuring cellist Steven Isserlis.
Two additional pieces will be performed. Shchedrin’s much beloved “Naughty Limericks” or “Mischievous Folk Ditties” is a concert for orchestra based on Russian satirical folk songs.
Finally there will be Bernstein’s “Symphonic Dances from West Side Story”, a suite of orchestral music from the musical, arranged by the composer himself.