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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
Johannes Moser, cello
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 second-year Piano Fellow at the New World Symphony, John Wilson was lauded by the Baltimore Sun for his “admirable technical confidence and expressive sensitivity.” Mr. Wilson has performed extensively on the piano, as well as the organ, harpsichord and celesta, in a variety of roles from soloist to ensemble musician to répétiteur. Recent highlights include concerto performances with the New World Symphony, New Amsterdam Symphony and the Concert Artists of Baltimore. He also serves as Principal Keyboardist of the Reading Symphony. He has been staff pianist at the Baltimore Lyric Opera since 2012.
As an orchestral pianist, Mr. Wilson has worked with conductors Michael Tilson Thomas, Leonard Slatkin, Robert Spano, Jacques Lacombe, David Robertson, Stéphane Denève, Nicholas McGegan and many others, and has played with the Baltimore and New Jersey symphonies. He has also performed with the Aspen Festival Orchestra, Aspen Philharmonic and Aspen Chamber Orchestra as a Fellow for three summer seasons. As a chamber musician, he has performed in recital with Joshua Bell, and in ensembles with Daniel Hope and Robert McDuffie.
Mr. Wilson earned his bachelor of music, master of music and graduate performance diploma degrees at the Peabody Conservatory, where he studied with Benjamin Pasternack and Marian Hahn, and was a recipient of the Presser and Clara Ascherfield awards. He additionally took part in master classes with Murray Perahia and Leon Fleisher. In 2012 Mr. Wilson made his solo performance debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall.