Raphael Wallfisch Cello Recital

Friday 20 September - Stratford Playhouse

Time: 12:00pm
Ticket Price: £15

The world-renowned ‘cellist performs the first and third of JS Bach’s six suites for solo ‘cello, high points of the instrument’s repertoire, separated by the sonata for solo ‘cello by Mieczysław Weinberg, contemporary and great friend of Shostakovich, which is by turns haunting, witty and thrilling.


Suites 1 and 3

Sonata no.1

Raphael Wallfisch is one of the most celebrated cellists performing on the international stage.  He won the Gaspar Casado International Cello Competition in Florence at the age of 24 and has since then enjoyed a worldwide career playing with the London Symphony, London Philharmonic, Philharmonia, BBC Symphony, English Chamber Orchestra, Halle, Berlin Symphony, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Los Angeles Philharmonic and many others.

“Raphael brings impressive colour and characterisation to the cello part – bold, dramatic and magically sensitive”. The Strad

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Patron: Henry Seymour, 9th Marquess of Hertford  •  President: John Lill CBE

The venue for all our events and concerts is: Stratford Playhouse, 14 Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6LU
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