Friday, 7 November 2014

Gerald Finzi - Cello concerto

Finzi (1901-1956) may not be among the most famous British composers, but he is a personal favourite of mine. His concerto for cello and orchestra in A Minor, Op 40, from 1955 is one of the most successful cello concertos of all time. It is a tragic piece, inspired by his leukemia diagnosis a few years before. Relevant links below.