Repertoire

Concertos

  • Beethoven:           
    Triple Concerto, Op. 56
  • Boccherini               
    Concerto in D, G.476
    Concerto in Bb, G. 482
  • Bloch                   
    Schelomo (1915-6)
  • Couperin
    Pieces en Concert (strings only)
  • Dvorak               
    Concerto in B minor, Op. 104
  • Elgar                   
    Concerto in Em, Op. 85
  • Haydn                   
    Concerto in C (1760)
  • Haydn                   
    Concerto in D, Op. 101
  • Ivan Moody
    Epitaphios (1997, strings only)
  • Saint-Saens
    Concerto, Op. 33
  • Schostakovitch           
    Concerto no. 1, Op. 107
  • Schumann               
    Concerto, Op. 129
  • Strauss               
    Don Quixote, Op. 35
  • Tchaikovsky               
    Rococo Variations, Op. 33

Canadian Concertos (all premiered by Paul Marleyn)

  • Glenn Buhr     
    In Gloriam, 1999
  • Bramwell Tovey  
    Concerto, 2001
  • David Raphael Scott  
    Cello Concerto, 2008

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Programme examples

  1. FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE
    An evening of entrancing, powerful Russian melodies contrasted with lilting folk dances.
    ProkofiefSonata, Opus 119
    SchedrinCadril (Russian Folk Melodies)
    *** intermission ***
    RachmaninoffSonata in G minor, Opus 19
  2. LE SALON DE PARIS  / THE PARIS SALON
    These three works capture the spirit of Paris at the turn of the century, the centre of the European arts world of the time.
    DebussySonata, 1915
    FauréSonata no. 1
    *** intermission ***
    FranckSonata in A, 1889
    RavelPiece in the form of a Habanera
  3. FROM JEWISH LIFE
    The soulfulness of Jewish music, with its poignant cantorial lines, is captured beautifully by the cello’s natural melodic voice, especially when presented together with some of the most contagious of klezmer dances.
    Max BruchKol Nidrei, Opus 47
    MendelssohnSonata in D
    *** intermission ***
    BlochFrom Jewish Life, 1923
    BlochNigun, 1924
    SchedrinCadril (Russian Folk Melodies)
    Srul Irving GlickPrayer and Dance
    Kurt Weill -

    • Nana’s Song
      I Don’t Love You
      Ballad of Sexual Dependancy
      My Ship

    Trad.Avreml
    Trad.Dona Dona
    Trad.Chanukah Oy Chanukah