Toru Takemitsu How Slow the Wind
Willem Jeths Nell’Oltretomba, celloconcert nr 2
Mladen Miloradovic Variations on Dvořák 8
Dmitri Sjostakovitsj Celloconcert nr 1
Leonard Elschenbroich cello
Victor Julien-Laferrière cello
Alexander Warenberg, Benjamin Kruithof, Kalle de Bie, Tom Feltgen, Sietse-Jan Weijenberg, Anastasia Feruleva, Carin Nelson, Sebastian Koloski cello
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
Giuseppe Mengoli conductor
Jonathan Stone concert master
Willem Jeths – composer laureate of the Netherlands from 2014 to 2016 – wrote his first cello concerto in 1999 for Frances-Marie Uitti. Nell’Oltretomba is his second cello concerto, composed specially for this year’s Cello Biennale. It is performed by Leonard Elschenbroich*.
The resounding winner of the first Queen Elisabeth Competition dedicated to the cello (Brussels, 2017), Victor Julien-Laferrière, will be performing Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No.
*Leonard Elschenbroich replaces Johannes Moser, who had to cancel due to illness.