Gautier Capuçon, cello
Yuja Wang, piano

Monday, April 08, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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About This Performance

Two of classical music’s biggest stars, at the peak of their powers, join forces for a must-see event at the intimate Perelman Theater. The union of this dazzling French cellist and one of the most breathtaking pianists of our time promises consummate technical skills, inexhaustible creative imagination, unmatched artistry, and charisma in abundance.

Chopin: Cello Sonata in G Minor, Op. 65
Chopin: Polonaise Brilliante in C Major, Op. 3
Franck: Cello Sonata in A Major

The Artist(s)

Gautier Capuçon, cello
Gautier Capuçon, born in 1981 in Chambéry, began cello studies at age four with Annie Cochet-Zakine, Philippe Muller, and then in Vienna with Heinrich Schiff. He received first prizes in several international competitions, including the First Grand Prix of the André Navarra International Competition in Toulouse. In 2001 he was "New Talent of the Year" at the Victoires de la Musique.… Read More
Yuja Wang, piano
Her singular blend of technical prowess, keen musical insight, and emotional depth have established Yuja Wang as one of the world’s finest performers. The power of her interpretations emerges from a distinct combination of her exceptional presence on stage and a natural affinity and inquisitive approach to the repertoire, which ranges from Mozart to Gershwin and beyond.… Read More


Gautier Capuçon and Yuja Wang - Shostakovich - Sonata for cello and piano
Yuja Wang & Gautier Capuçon - Rachmaninoff Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor
Pre-Concert Lecture

With Peter Schoenbach at 6:30 pm