October 14–16, 2023

Passion & Precision: Elgar's Cello Concerto

The riveting cellist Joshua Roman plumbs the emotional depths of Elgar’s powerful Cello Concerto, a work of searing intensity and profound beauty. And Mason Bates’ Anthology of Fantastic Zoology brings a bevy of mythological creatures to life in a virtuosic showpiece.


Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Mason Bates: Anthology of Fantastic Zoology

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Leonard Slatkin, Conductor
Joshua Roman, Cello


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