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Performance on 3


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With Tom Service. Tonight's concert is given by Manchester's Halle Orchestra under the baton of Mark Elder. John McCabe is a composer who has had a long association with the Halle, and the concert includes the world premiere of his Cello Concerto, written for tonight's soloist. McCabe is a modern-day Romantic, and his concerto is complimented by two true Romantic works;
Strauss's opulent Don Juan , written when the composer was still in his mid-20s, and Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances, written while he was in exile in America.
Truls Mork (cello), Halle Orchestra , conductor Mark Elder
Strauss Don Juan
John McCabe Cello Concerto (first performance) Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances


Unknown: John McCabe
Unknown: Don Juan
Cello: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: Mark Elder
Conductor: Strauss Don Juan
Cello: John McCabe

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