Natalie Clein (cello)

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de Jager Auditorium

Bach: Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009

Taverner: Thrinos

Bach: Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011

Kodály: Sonata for Solo Cello, Op. 8

A solo cello can create a universe: all it takes is four strings and a bow. Bach’s great suites for unaccompanied cello are that universe’s alpha and omega, and in this recital Natalie Clein will play both the sunlit C major Suite and its dark, majestic doppelgänger: the Suite in C minor. But there’s also quiet rapture from John Tavener and the folk-inspired flights of Kodály’s mighty Solo Sonata – meat and drink to a cellist as commanding as Clein.

A selection of hot filter coffee, tea and cold drinks will be available for purchase in our Levine Building Cafe in advance of the event.