Tortelier


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Tortelier

(French tɔrtəlje)
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(Biography) Paul (pɔl). 1914–90, French cellist and composer
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Former BBC Young Musicians winner Laura Van der Heijden makes her Nottingham Classics debut with the Prague Symphony Orchestra, whilst the dazzling French pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet joins his compatriot conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier for the first visit to the city by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra.
GOUNOD ICELAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA / TORTELIER HHHH H The ISO will visit Birmingham next year for a concert which includes Sibelius's Symphony No.1 under their principal conductor, Yan Pascal Tortelier.
Though some of these cellists, all of whom overlapped in important ways with Cassado, are mentioned briefly in the text, none of them appears in the index, and a few of them are left out completely from the book: Paul Bazelaire (1886-1958), Enrico Mainardi (1897-1976), Maurice Eisenberg (1900-1972), Fournier (1906-1986), Andre Navarra (1911-1988), Paul Tortelier (1914-1990), and Maurice Gendron (1920-1990).
That event marked the beginning of an affinity the CBSO has felt to this day for the music of Lili Boulanger, an affinity preserved forever in the Chandos recording set down in 1999, in which Simon Halsey's CBSO Chorus was invited to sing with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra under conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier in a generous programme of Boulanger's music.
The great cellists (partial list): Fournier, Rostropovich, Tortelier, Piatigorsky, Ma, Maisky, du Pre.
Internationally recognized conductors with whom he has worked include Osmo Vanska, Andrew Litton, Jerzy Semkow, Mark Wigglesworth, Jeffrey Tate, Vladimir Spivakov, Michael Christie, Gerard Schwarz, Carlos Miguel Prieto, Jeffrey Kahane, James Judd, Roberto Minczuk, Stefan Sanderling, JoAnn Falletta, James Paul, Carlos Kalmar, Hans Vonk, Joseph Silverstein, Jens Nygaard, Yan Pascal Tortelier and Vasily Petrenko.
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It was a nice programming touch to bring together a British orchestra, French conductor (the irrepressible Yan Pascal Tortelier whose bouncy, effervescent style on the box is a delight) and German soloist in a sort-of musical reconciliation - in this case through Elgar's elegiac Cello Concerto, penned in the wake of WWI.
I wandered into a room where, to my amazement, the great French cellist Paul Tortelier was giving a tutorial.
A modo de ejemplo: el gran chelista y maestro frances Paul Tortelier, en sus clases magistrales sobre la Suite No.
As a result these are traumatic works, and are well realised by the cellist Enrico Dindo, a fine virtusoso who like Tortelier entered into the solo field after some years as the Principal cellist of an Orchestra.
He has worked and recorded with a host of great conductors, including Gergiev, Previn, Haitink, Sir Colin Davis, Sir Andrew Davis, Rostropovich, Menuhin, Harding, Xavier-Roth, Chung and Tortelier.