The Charleston Gaillard Center on Thursday announced that internationally-renowned cellist Gary Hoffman will perform with Academy of St Martin in the Fields on Tuesday, February 23rd. Tickets on sale now at gaillardcenter.org.
The Academy of St Martin in the Fields is one of the world’s finest chamber orchestras, renowned for fresh, brilliant interpretations of the world’s greatest orchestral music.
Formed by Sir Neville Marriner in 1958 from a group of leading London musicians, the Academy gave its first performance in its namesake church in November 1959. Through unrivaled live performances and a vast recording output – highlights of which include the 1969 best-seller Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and the soundtrack to the Oscar-winning film Amadeus – the Academy quickly gained an enviable international reputation for its distinctive, polished and refined sound. With over 500 releases in a much-vaunted discography and a comprehensive international touring programme, the name and sound of the Academy is known and loved by classical audiences throughout the world.
The evening’s program includes:
SCHUBERT Overture in C minor
SCHUMANN Concerto for Violoncello in A minor, Op. 129
SALLINEN Chamber Music III, Op. 58 ‘The Nocturnal Dances of Don Juanquixote’
TCHAIKOVSKY Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48
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