WALTON AND HIS CELLO
Starts in 4 Days, 1 Hour
August 29, 2019 8:00 pm
Cape Town City Hall
56 Darling St, Cape Town City Centre Cape Town, 8000, WE 7551 South Africa
Conductor: Rossen Milanov
Soloist: Gary Hoffman (cello)
Cape Town Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Curtain-raiser
Debussy L’apres-midi d’un faune
Walton Cello Concerto
Rimsky Korsakov Scheherazade
After studying conducting at the Curtis Institute of Music and the Juilliard School, where he received the Bruno Walter Memorial Scholarship, Milanov embarked on an international career. He had, for instance, tenure for 17 tears tenure with the New Symphony Orchestra in his native Sofia, Bulgaria and he has just celebrated ten with Princeton Symphony in the US.
After a debut at London’s Wigmore Hall at the age of 15 followed by one in New York, Gary Hoffman won the Premier Grand Prix of the Rostropovich International Competition in Paris in 1986, and he embarked on a career that takes him to the world’s foremost orchestras.
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