Beethoven Cello Sonata No 5 in D Major, Op 102 No 2
Tom Vignieri ‘when the dream’
Brahms Cello Sonata No 2 in F Major, Op 99
Piazzolla Le Grand Tango
Mendelssohn Song Without Words
Prepare for an afternoon of breathtaking musical prowess and heartfelt performances as nadsa presents a concert featuring the exceptional talents of cellist Eliana Razzino Yang and pianist Viv McLean.
Born in Philadelphia, Eliana Razzino Yang is a cellist whose musical journey has graced the stages from London to New York, Helsinki to Rome. Eliana's eloquent interpretations of classical works have won her accolades in numerous competitions. A rising star and graduate of The Juilliard School, she has collaborated with distinguished quartets and ensembles. Eliana’s virtuoso performances on her 1810 Joseph Panormo cello, a gracious loan from the Glass family of Philadelphia, have captivated audiences worldwide.
Joining her is the illustrious British pianist, Viv McLean. Described by Le Monde as a musician who possesses "the genius one finds in those who know how to forget themselves", Viv's exceptional talent has led him to renowned concert halls throughout the UK, Europe, Japan, Australia and the USA. First Prize winner at the Maria Canals Piano Competition in Barcelona, his performances with leading orchestras, under the batons of celebrated conductors, have enthralled listeners across the globe. His collaborations with chamber groups and musicians have showcased his profound versatility as a pianist.
Expect to be moved by Beethoven's visionary late Cello Sonata No 5 in D Major, Op 102 No 2, and experience the haunting beauty of Tom Vignieri’s ‘when the dream’. Feel the potent romanticism of Brahms' Cello Sonata No 2 in F Major, Op 99 and the passion of Piazzolla's Le Grand Tango. Finally, be lulled by the soothing melody of Mendelssohn's Song Without Words.
We invite you to immerse yourself in this musical journey, an exploration of emotions and experiences through the power of classical music.
Kindly sponsored by Michael Brown in memory of his wife, Anne