Johannes Moser returns with his rock-star energy to perform Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto

Cellist Johannes Moser returns to the NAC after his acclaimed debut in 2010 to perform Shostakovich’s First Cello Concerto, an elegiac and expressive work that showcases the young cellist’s virtuosity. Concerts are Thursday and Friday, March 14 and 15, 2013, at 8 p.m. in the NAC’s Southam Hall.

Ticket holders are invited after this energizing concert to join cellist Johannes Moser and guest conductor Fabien Gabel (who is set to take his new post as Music Director of the Quebec Symphony in the fall) in a Post-Concert Talkback – a conversation with music critic Jean-Jacques Van Vlasselaer.

Concert program:
HAYDN Symphony No. 99
SHOSTAKOVICH Cello Concerto No. 1
BRAHMS Symphony No. 4

To add extra depth to your concert experience, the NAC invites you to:

Pre-Concert Chats, 7 p.m. (March 14 in French; March 15 Bilingual) “Three Centuries and Their Music”
Jean-Jacques Van Vlasselaer, music writer and critic.

Post-Concert Talkback : Fabien Gabel and Johannes Moser in conversation with Jean-Jacques Van Vlasselaer.

For more information or to arrange an interview with Johannes Moser or Fabien Gabel, contact:
Andrea Hossack
Communications · National Arts Centre Orchestra / Orchestre du Centre national des Arts
613-947-7000 x335