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Wu Han, piano David Finckel, cello

Friday, August 24, 2018

The Olivier Music Barn, 6:30 PM

Pre-Concert Talk: 5pm, Tiara Acoustic Shell


12 Variations in G Major on “See the conqu’ring hero comes”
from Handel’s Judas Maccabaeus, WoO 45
Sonata No. 2 in D Major, Op. 58
“Song without Words” for Cello and Piano, Op. 109
Sonata in A Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 36


This evening marks the Tippet Rise debut of an extraordinary duo: cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han, two of the world's most celebrated and influential classical musicians. The pair are the recipients of Musical America's Musicians of the Year award, one of the highest honors granted by the music industry, the founders and Artistic Directors of Music@Menlo, in their third term as Artistic Directors of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and mentors to countless young musicians. David Finckel and Wu Han will perform works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Felix Mendelssohn, and Edvard Grieg.