The Cliburn
27 Mar

David Finckel, Cello & Wu Han, Piano

Kimbell Art Museum Piano Pavilion
7:30 pm

David Finckel, Cello and Wu Han, Piano

“They are the busiest power couple in the chamber music world, active in far-flung locations from Silicon Valley to Seoul, attracting wider attention to an intimate form of music-making…” -Chicago Tribune

Cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han, Musical America‘s Musicians of the Year, rank among the most esteemed and influential classical musicians in the world today. The talent, energy, imagination, and dedication they bring to their multifaceted endeavors as concert performers, recording artists, educators, artistic administrators, and entrepreneurs go unmatched.

Program: “Russian Reflections”: PROKOFIEV Sonata for Cello and Piano in C Major, op. 119; SHOSTAKOVICH Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Minor, op. 40; SCRIABIN Five Preludes, op. 16; RACHMANINOV Sonata for Cello and Piano in G Minor, 

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