Washington Performing Arts presents Amit Peled, cello and Noreen Polera, piano: Homage to Pablo Casals

  • The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 2700 F Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20566 United States

Handel - Sonata in G minor

Bach - Suite no. 3 in C for cello solo

Intermission

Beethoven - Variations in e Flat Magic Flute Theme

Faure - Elegie
Sicilienne
Papillon

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.