Thursday, 30 August 2018
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra - "The Prodigal Son"

Cellist Alban Gerhardt joins the orchestra Saint-Saëns's First Cello Concerto. He also pops back in the second half to join the cello section for Prokofiev's Fourth Symphony, based on his ballet The Prodigal Son.

Alban Gerhardt

Alban Gerhardt Photo: Sim Canetty-Clarke/Hyperion Records

Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor
Bach: Prelude from Cello Suite No 6 in D
Prokofiev: Symphony No 4 (1947 version)

Recorded by RNZ Concert in Auckland Town Hall, 30 August 2018
Producer: Tim Dodd; Engineer: Rangi Powick