CBSO & Sheku Kanneh-Mason: Elgar’s Cello Concerto

Wed 21 August 2019 7:30pm

When Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla recorded Shostakovich together, it became one of the best-selling classical recordings this century. Hear that dream-team today, in the most loved of all British cello concertos; and discover a powerful symphony by Weinberg, for whom Mirga has a real passion. A neglected classic from Birmingham composer Dorothy Howell sets the mood for musical adventure.

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla
Conductor Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Soloist City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Howell Lamia, 15’
Elgar Cello Concerto, 30’
Knussen The Way to Castle Yonder, 8’
Weinberg Symphony No. 3, Op. 45, 33’

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