Schumann: Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 129
Section Principal Cellist Andrew Joyce and the NZSO perform Schumann's Cello Concerto. Conducted by Music Director Emeritus James Judd.
4 minutes 23 seconds
R. Schumann Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 129 II. Langsam
James Judd Conductor
Andrew Joyce Section Principal Cellist
Robert Schumann's Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 129, brilliantly showcases the emotive and technical capabilities of the cello. The second movement, "Langsam" (Slow), features an intimate and introspective musical dialogue between the soloist and the orchestra.
This captivating movement highlights Schumann's mastery in crafting a poignant atmosphere that emphasises the cello's warm and expressive timbre.