Photo credit:
Steph Mackinnon
with MEAGAN MILATZ, piano
Apr. 11, 2021
Matt Haimovitz is renowned as a musician who ‘never turns in a predictable performance’ (New Yorker) and who ‘brings his megawatt sound and uncommon expressive gifts to a vast variety of styles’ (New York Times). He has inspired countless listeners by bringing his artistry to concert halls, clubs, outdoor festivals, and intimate coffee houses. In addition to a busy touring schedule, he is Associate Professor of Strings at McGill University. Haimovitz made his debut in 1984 at the age of 13 as soloist with Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic, and at 17 he made his first recording with the Chicago Symphony. In 2000 Haimovitz undertook a highly acclaimed Bach ‘Listening-Room Tour’, in which he played the six Bach solo cello suites in clubs across the U.S., Canada and the U.K. Multiple prize-winning

Canadian pianist Meagan Milatz has performed with numerous musicians of international acclaim, including violinist Jinjoo Cho and hornist Stefan Dohr.

First LMMC appearance.

BEETHOVEN    12 Variations on ‘See the conqu’ring hero comes’,
(1770-1827)         in G major, WoO 45
                               (from Handel:  Judas Maccabaeus)  
                               Thème: Allegretto - Variations

BEETHOVEN    Sonata for cello and piano in C major,
 (1770-1827)        Opus 102 No. 1
                               Andante - Allegro vivace
                               Adagio - Tempo d’andante - Allegro vivace

DEBUSSY          Sonata for cello and piano, L. 135
(1862-1918)           Prologue: Lent, sostenuto et molto risoluto
                               Sérénade: Modérément animé, fantasque et léger
                               Finale: Animé, léger et nerveux

POULENC         Sonata for cello and piano, FP 163

(1899-1963)           Allegro - Tempo di Marcia