The VRS has done it again! Renowned cellist Yo-Yo and his long-time collaborator, pianist Katherine Stott, will move you with their incredible performances. In this landmark concert, these masters of classical music will perform an array of works by European and Latin American composers, including Stravinsky, Piazzolla, Messiaen and de Falla, as well as a cello arrangement of Franck’s Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano. Ma has had a long and rich history with the VRS, first appearing in a duo recital with pianist Emanuel Ax in 1986. In 2004 the duo returned to the VRS stage to perform together again, this time as established musicians with stellar careers. Mr. Ma also performed for the VRS with The Silk Road Ensemble in 2002 and 2011, and in a solo recital of Bach’s Cello Suites in 2009. His frequent return to Vancouver is primarily due to the extraordinary partnership he and VRS Artistic Director, Leila Getz have cultivated over many years.
3:00 p.m. March 16 Orpheum Tickets: www.vanrecital.com
Listen to Leila Getz talk about what’s coming up in the rest of the VRS season, including a very special Mini Brahms Festival March 19, 20 and 21.