Challenge the Listener Program – Tuesday, April 24, 7 p.m.


Cellist Raphael Wallfisch

Join 20♪21 host Joe Truskot for English composer John Tavener’s mystical work for Cello and Orchestra, The Protecting Veil, with an outstanding performance by one of today’s leading cellists, Raphael Wallfisch. This 43-minute-long cello concerto is based on Greek Orthodox chants. The composer was present while this recording was made and it is the definitive offering of this modern classic!

Also on this Challenge the Listener Program are Andrzej Panufnik’s Tragic Overture, Karol Szymanowski’s Songs of the Fairytale Princess, Swiss composer Frank Martin’s Petite Symphonie, and shorter works by Heitor Villa Lobos, Charles Wuorinen, Allen Shawn, Libby Larsen, Osvaldo Golijov, and many others.

 20♪21: Contemporary Classical Music for California’s Central Coast. Explore new worlds of music.

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