The the Montreal Chamber Music Festival presents

Pablo Casals’ Cello

A unique opportunity to hear the cello played by the legendary Pablo Casals! Israeli cellist Amit Peled is the privileged artist who plays on this great instrument. The repertoire explores the soulful tone and colours of the cello and presents some of the greatest chamber music ever written including Mendelssohn’s String Quintet Op. 87 with the famous French violist of the Ysaye Quartet Miguel da Silva and Brahms’ melodic String Sextet Op. 18.

Amit Peled, cello
Miguel Da Silva, viola
Alon Goldstein, piano

Fine Arts Quartet:
Ralph Evans, Efim Boico, violins
Juan-Miguel Hernandez, viola
Robert Cohen, cello


Sulkhan Fyodorovich Tsintsadze (1925-1991)
Five Pieces on Folk Themes (1950)
I. Arobnaya
II. Chonguri
III. Sachidao
IV. Nana
V. Plyasovaya

Pablo Casals (1876-1973)
El cant dels ocells, Song of the Birds (1939)

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847)
String Quartet No. 2, op. 87 (1845)
Allegro vivace
Andante scherzando
Adagio e lento
Allegro molto vivace


Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
String Sextet in B flat major No. 1, op. 18 (1859-60)
Allegro ma non troppo
Andante, ma moderato
Scherzo; Allegro molto
Rondo; Poco Allegretto e grazioso

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Sponsored by the Sir Jack Lyons Charitable Trust and the Consulate General of Israel in Montreal

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