Wispelwey performs Tchaikovsky

Sunday 24 Nov 2013, 7:30pmDe Montfort Hall, Leicester

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Jac van Steen conductor

Pieter Wispelwey cello

Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme (Op. 33)


Prokofiev Cinderella, selections

This concert revolves around a theme of fairy-tales and fantasy, from Dukas’s tale of a wayward sorcerer’s apprentice to Prokofiev’s Cinderella, which captures the enchanted world of Cinderella, her Fairy Godmother and those fateful 12 chimes at midnight. Between these works, Dutch cellist Pieter Wispelwey showcases Tchaikovsky’s only major work for cello.

“[Wispelwey] not only sings, he speaks and whispers with his instrument.”
BBC Music Magazine