Saturday 19 May, 7.30pm
Romantic Cello by Candlelight
- Schumann - Fantasiestucke, Op. 73
- Bridge - Cello Sonata
- Mendelssohn - Song Without Words
- Rachmaninov - Cello Sonata
Exceptional and eclectic cellist, Chris Grist, gives a rare solo recital in the stunning candlelit setting of Sheffield Cathedral. In his new duo withinternationally acclaimed pianist, Daniel Grimwood, the pair explore the rich and rewarding cello repertoire with pieces from the top drawer of romantic chamber music, culminating in Rachmaninov's astounding and outstanding Cello Sonata.
Chris is in great demand both in the UK and abroad. His extraordinary versatility sees him perform repertoire from the baroque era to the present day. Chris is principal cellist and Artistic Director of one of Europe’s most acclaimed chamber ensembles, London Concertante, with whom he performs all over the world and has recorded numerous CDs released on labels including Chandos, CMG, Toccata Classics and Harmonia Mundi. He is founder and cellist of the much-lauded gypsy/tango band, ZUM, performing a unique fusion of folk music traditions from around the world and his performances have seen him perform on every continent and in more than a dozen countries.
Chris Grist - Cello
Daniel Grimwood - Piano