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Solo - Music for cello alone by Cassado, Ginastera, Ligeti and Kodaly / Santiago Cañón Valencia, cello

Album Summary

>Cassadó, Gaspar : Suite for cello solo
>Ginastera, Alberto : Punena no 2 for cello ("Hommage a Paul Sacher"), Op. 45
>Ligeti, György : Sonata for Cello solo
>Kodaly, Zoltan [Composer] : Sonata for solo cello, Op. 8
Performer Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Santiago Cañón Valencia moved to New Zealand in 2006 to study with the American cellist James Tennant, and received his Bachelor of Music Soloist Specialization from the University of Waikato with the highest honors in 2012. Since 2005 he has performed over 100 recitals around the Pacific region with pianist Katherine Austin. He has won major prizes at every international cello competition he has entered, including the 2006 Carlos Prieto in Mexico, the 2009 Adam in New Zealand, the 2012 Johansen in Washington D.C., and the top prize at the 2010 Beijing International Cello Competition.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: The Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Hamilton, NZ (08/2011/02/2012).



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Works Details

>Gaspar Cassadó (1897 - 1966) : Suite for cello solo
  • Performer: Santiago Valencia (Cello)
  • Running Time: 17 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: circa 1950

>Ginastera, Alberto : Puneña no 2 for cello ("Hommage à Paul Sacher"), Op. 45
  • Performer: Santiago Valencia (Cello)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1976

>György Ligeti (Composer) (1923 - 2006) : Sonata for Cello solo
  • Performer: Santiago Valencia (Cello)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1948-1953

>Zoltán Kodály (Composer) (1882 - 1967) : Sonata for solo cello, Op. 8
  • Performer: Santiago Valencia (Cello)
  • Running Time: 34 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1915