Principal conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra conducts a Slavic programme including Lutoslawski’s masterpiece for the cello, written for Mstislav Rostropovich, and commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society.
It was first performed on 14 October 1970 by Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra under Edward Downes at the Royal Festival Hall. Read more.Lyatoshynsky:
Grazhyna Symphonic Ballad
Don't miss the pre-concert talk...18.20:
Cellist Johannes Moser and Emeritus Professor of Music at Cardiff University, Adrian Thomas join RPS Project Co-ordinator Tom Hutchinson in discussing Lutoslawksi’s Cello Concerto, commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society in 1968. Entry to the talk is free to evening concert ticket holders.