Concert: Steven Isserlis and Connie Shih

Their program of pieces by Russian master composers features luxurious melodies rooted in the
Russian folk song tradition. When each piece received its premiere performance, the composers
themselves were at the piano to accompany their friends and colleagues on the cello.

-Program-
Kabalevsky: Cello Sonata in B-flat major, Op. 71
Shostakovich: Cello Sonata in D minor, Op. 40
Rachmaninov: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 19

Concert: Steven Isserlis and Connie Shih