Handel - Sonata in G minor
Bach - Suite no. 3 in C for cello solo
Beethoven - Variations in e Flat Magic Flute Theme
Faure - Elegie
Bach - Aria From Organ Pastoral in F
Saint Saens - Allegro Appassionato
Lera Auerbach- La suite dels ocells (World Premiere)
Celebrating the centenary of Pablo Casals's 1915 U.S. tour and performing on Casals's own cello, renowned performer and pedagogue Amit Peled affectionately re-creates the legend's program of cello favorites. The program also features a new work by composer Lera Auerbach, commissioned by Washington Performing Arts to celebrate this extraordinary occasion.