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About the Concert
August 21, 2015 – 8PM, Friday, Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall
Conductor Eliahu Inbal
Cello Lynn Harrell
Bach-Stokowski, Toccata and Fugue
Elgar, Cello Concerto, Op. 85
Brahms, Symphony No. 1
※ Artists, program, date and venue are subject to change.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the re-founding of the Seoul Philharmonic by Maestro Myung-Whun Chung, two legendary musicians - Maestro Eliahu Inbal and cellist Lynn Harrell - join the orchestra to mark this special moment. Maestro Inbal’s debut in 2014 was a singular success and we are proud that he has agreed to return for this important concert. Lynn Harrell is one of the music world’s top tier artists: renowned as a cellist, chamber musician, teacher and philanthropist. For his debut with the Seoul Philharmonic, he will play Elgar’s noble and nostalgic Cello Concerto, the composer’s last important work and a cornerstone of the cello repertoire in spite of a disastrous premiere. The program will conclude with Brahms majestic Symphony No. 1, a work which took the composer at least 14 years to complete and which was hailed as Beethoven’s 10th Symphony, a worthy symphonic successor to Beethoven’s mighty nine.
In Inbal, one can trace the clear traits of role models and teachers such as Franco Ferrara and Sergiu Celibidache; he possesses the strength for tranquillity and the sense to create unbridled passion and dramatic effect. Die Welt Since winning first prize in the Cantelli Conducting Competition at the age of 26, Eliahu Inbal...