Saturday 21 October 2017 5:00PM

Philip Higham cello


Additional notes

Please note this concert starts at 5:00pm

Booking information

  • Concessions are available: More information
  • £5 tickets are available to this concert for Under 35s More Information
  • Duration

    This event will be approximately 45 minutes in duration, without an interval


    Ticket bookings are subject to a £2.00 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

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    • Philip Higham cello

    Philip Higham’s first-class artistry has earned international critical plaudits, prompting the Washington Post to describe him as ‘a major talent’.

    The Scottish cellist, born in 1986, first performed Bach’s Cello Suites during his mid-twenties and went on to apply the energy of youth and the experience of deep study to the job of recording them in 2014. Higham’s vision of the works also draws on his early studies as a pianist to connect with the harmonic conception and subtle voicing of Bach’s counterpoint. ‘I love trying to get inside Bach’s mind as a craftsman, trying as much as possible to be a detective, not just a blind servant’, he comments.

    • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
          • Cello Suite No.5 in C minor BWV1011
          • Cello Suite No.3 in C major BWV1009

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