Bach Cello Suites 1::Adrian Brendel cello

Bachís Suites for unaccompanied cello, a summit of the cello repertoire, are one of Western musicís great success stories. Neglected after his death, these Suites are breath-taking in their harmonic inventiveness and lyrical beauty, encompassing serenity and profundity as well as a lively expression of dance. The celloís melodic line conjures an illusion of such polyphonic richness that Mstislav Rostropovich described Suite No.6 as ëa symphony for solo celloí. Theyíre played here in their entirety over two evenings (see 11 March 2010) by Adrian Brendel ñ one of todayís most accomplished and thoughtful young musicians ñ making a welcome return to Lancaster.

Meet the artist: 6.45pm

Tickets: £15.50 (£13 concessions) £7 Young person

Please note: There will be limited, unreserved
seating for this performance which will be in
the roundëThe younger Brendelís exceptional security of intonation, his almost unfailing ability to hit a pitch dead centre and with the purest of toneÖí
The Independent

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