Abel Selaocoe (Cello) and Ben Powell (Piano)
DEBUSSY Sonata in D minor
RAVEL In the style of Habanera
R.SCHEDRIN In the style of Albéniz
JAMES MACMILLAN Kiss on Wood
BRITTEN Sonata in C major
GIOVANNI SOLLIMA Lamentatio
Award-winning South African cellist, Abel Selaocoe, explores a plethora of genres in his work, from collaborating with beatboxers and world musicians to giving concerto and recital performances. He is a founding member of Kabantu, who have given some stunning performances over our last two seasons. This programme takes a sumptuous tour of the full range and capacity of the cello, finishing with a powerful work by the Italian cellist/ composer, Giovanni Sollima, who played a most memorable visit to Lancaster 5 years ago.