|Villa-Lobos, Heitor (1887-1959)||Bachianas Brasileiras: no. 1 for 8 cellos|
|Berio, Luciano (1925-2003)||Korot|
|Pärt, Arvo (b. 1935)||L’Abbé Agathon|
|Anderson, Julian (b. 1967)||Khorovod|
|Sollima, Giovanni (b. 1962)||Violincelles, Vibrez!|
|Villa-Lobos, Heitor (1887-1959)||Bachianas Brasileiras: no. 5 for voice and 8 cellos|
London-based cello octet Cellophony have rapidly established themselves as the UK’s leading cello ensemble, carving a reputation as accomplished exponents of both the standard cello ensemble repertoire and a diverse array of specially commissioned works. This unique repertoire base and its exhilarating delivery on stage have won the group a following across the globe.
With special guest, soprano Kate Royal, they present this programme of exciting classic and contemporary works, including Villa-Lobos’s beguiling Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 and Arvo Pärt’s striking dramatic scenaL’Abbé Agathon.
‘A bold and brilliant bunch’ The Times
Part of Cello Unwrapped 2017 at Kings Place