CAMILLE THOMAS, CELLO &
JULIEN BROCAL, PIANO
SALomon series - October 27, 2019
2:00pm at town hall
Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38
Beethoven: 7 Variations on Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen
Messiaen: Louange à l’éternité de Jésus
Franck: Cello Sonata in A Major, M. 8
The first cellist signed by Deutsche Grammophon in over forty years, Camille Thomas blends a brilliant command of her instrument with a rare musicality to offer truly memorable concerto and recital appearances. Her first DG recording Saint-Saens, Offenbach vividly illustrates the reasons for DG's historic signing, as well as delighting her growing number of enthusiastic fans the world over. Camille's special talent was recognized at the European Broadcasting Union Competition, where she was awarded the 1st prize and named “New Talent of the Year 2014”.
Born in Arles, France, Julien Brocal worked and performed with Maria Joao Pires in important music centers including Warsaw, Florence, Oxford and at Severance Hall in Cleveland as a founding members of the Partitura Project. His first solo recording was given five stars by BBC Music Magazine, which called it "spellbinding Chopin and featured it as Instrumental Album of the Month.