Thursday, August 4, 2016 - The Princess of Cello
Richard Prior: Cello Concerto *
Sibelius: Symphony No. 1, Op. 31, in e minor
* PMF Premiere
Denise Djokic returns for her third PMF season having first performed here in 2006 in the Barber Cello Concerto and most recently in 2013 in the Tchaikovsky Pezzo Capriccioso and Variations on a Rococo Theme. This year she performs, for the first time at PMF, the Cello Concerto by Richard Prior and Faure's Elegy for Cello & Orchestra, first performed at PMF in 1983 by Denis Brot with Catherine Comet conducting and most recently in 1993 by David Geringas. The Sibelius Symphony No. 1 was first performed by PMF in 1995 and most recently in 2004.
Program notes for this concert
This concert is sponsored by an Anonymous Donor