Cello-Piano Duo Closes Tannery Pond Season on Saturday

Wu Han and David Finckel (by Christian Steiner)

(NEW LEBANON, N.Y.) – Cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han bring the curtain down on the 2012 Concerts at Tannery Pond season on Saturday, September 22, 2012, at 6pm, with a duo concert featuring works by Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy and Shostakovich.

Cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han rank among the most esteemed and influential classical musicians in the world today. In addition to their extensive performance and recording activities, their roles as educators, organizational leaders, and cultural entrepreneurs place them among the classical music community’s most prominent innovators.

Finckel and Wu Han serve as artistic directors of both the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Music@Menlo, a Silicon Valley chamber music festival founded in 2003. In 2011, they became artistic directors of Chamber Music Today, a new annual chamber music festival in Korea.

David Finckel has served as the cellist of the Emerson String Quartet since 1979. Finckel announced his retirement from the Quartet at the end of the 2012-2013 season.

The duo will perform Beethoven’s Sonata in G, Brahms’s Sonata in E, Debussy’s Sonata and Shostakovich’s Sonata.

Call 888.820.1696 for more information.

 

 

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