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Johannes Moser, hailed by Gramophone magazine as one of the finest young virtuoso cellists today, comes to Miami for a special recital in an intimate setting at the Sun Trust Pavilion at the New World Symphony. He is joined by pianist John Wilson in an elegant program of Respighi, Prokofiev and Brahms. Mr. Moser will also speak briefly about the personal, family relationship he has with the music of Brahms as a prelude to the majestic Sonata No. 1 in E minor. Do not miss this opportunity for a memorable evening of music !
Ottorino Respighi Adagio con Variazioni
Sergei Prokofiev Sonata in C major for Cello and Piano, Op, 119
(1891-1953) Andnate grave
Allegro, ma non troppo
I N T E R M I S S I O N
Johannes Brahms Sonata No. 1 in E minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 38
(1833-1897) Allegro non troppo
Allegretto quasi Menuetto
Hailed by Gramophone Magazine as "one of the finest among the astonishing gallery of young virtuoso cellists," German-Canadian cellist Johannes Moser has performed with the world’s leading orchestras and works regularly with conductors of the highest caliber.
In the 2016-17 season, Moser’s engagements in North America include returns to the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Engagements in Europe will include the BBC Scottish Symphony, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Staatsoper Hannover Orchestra, and Radio Orchestra Berlin RSB, where he will be Artist in Residence in 2018. Season debuts include the National Symphony Orchestra, Laguna Beach Music Festival, and will give the world premiere of a new work by Julia Wolfe with the Pacifica Quartet. Johannes will premiere the KALITZKE Concerto by composer Johannes Kalitzke with Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin in January of 2017.
Known for his efforts to expand the reach of the classical genre, his passionate focus on new music, and his commitment to reaching out to young audiences, Moser aims to present classical music in ways with which listeners of all ages can engage and connect. Recent and notable projects include the premiere of Enrico Chapela's electric cello concerto Magnetar with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and new works with Julia Wolfe and Andrew Norman.
Moser won the top prize at the 2002 Tchaikovsky competition and was the recipient of the 2014 Brahms prize. His recordings have earned him two ECHO Klassik awards and the Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik. He is an exclusive Pentatone recording artist and is set to release a Rachmaninov & Prokofiev album with Russian pianist Andrei Korobeinikov in Fall 2016.
A third-year Piano Fellow at the New World Symphony, John Wilson regularly performs solo, chamber, concerto and orchestral repertoire, and is equally at home on the piano, organ, harpsichord, celeste and synthesizer. In addition to the New World Symphony, he has recently won keyboard auditions for guest orchestral positions with the Milwaukee and San Diego symphonies. Previously he served as Principal Keyboardist for the Reading Symphony, and as répétiteur for Baltimore Lyric Opera.
Mr. Wilson has recently performed as a soloist with the New World Symphony, Napa Valley Festival Academy Orchestra, New Amsterdam Symphony and Camerata Notturna in New York City. Taking a particular interest in contemporary music, he has performed on the U.S and World Premiere performances of works by Reinbert de Leeuw, Michael Tilson Thomas, HK Gruber, Timo Andres and Bernd Deutsch. Mr. Wilson has performed in recital with violinist Joshua Bell and cellist Johannes Moser, and in ensembles with Daniel Hope and Robert McDuffie. He has also collaborated with David Foster, on synthesizer, and Audra McDonald, on piano.
While at the New World Symphony, Mr. Wilson has studied with Emanuel Ax, Garrick Ohlsson and Jean-Yves Thibaudet. He is also a graduate of Peabody Conservatory, where he studied with Benjamin Pasternack and Marian Hahn, performed in master classes with Leon Fleisher and Murray Perahia, and was a recipient of the Presser Award and Clara Ascherfield Prize.