Boccherini’s cello concertos
in a transcription that incorporates the cimbalom
BACH – DAY 1
Sonia Wieder-Atherton and Shantala Shivalingappa
Entranced by the voice of Nina Simone,
Sonia lends her the voice of her cello.
A cello, a piano and eight voices
embody the burning words of
refugees from oppression.
The castaways of desire…
The evocative power of voices and
the words of Marguerite Duras.
With the voice of Charlotte Rampling,
metal meets fire : Britten’s suites
meet Plath’s poetry.
A woman alone.
Surrounded by the sea.
To Chantal Akerman’s rare
footage from behind the Iron Curtain.
From Britten’s Russian themes
and Anna Akhamtova’s Requiem
surges the resistance of a people.
A cycle for cello and piano
inspired by the art of the Hazzans.
The tumult of a life sung by three cellos,
via two composers separated by four centuries.
A journey across Mitteleuropa where
cultures fight to save their language.
From Monteverdi to the contemporary repertoire,
like one long breath, a journey…