Deutsche Grammophon has this week announced the release of cellist, VC Artist Kian Soltani’s new album: ‘Dvořák Cello Concerto’.
Recorded with conductor Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin, the disc features Dvořák’s Cello Concerto – coupled with arrangements of Dvorak’s ‘Lasst much allein’, ‘Goin’ Home’ ‘Songs My Mother Taught Me’, ‘Romantic Piece’ and ‘Silent Woods’ for Solo Cello and Cello Ensemble.
“It’s a huge privilege and honor to have this special live moment captured for this album …” Kian has this week told The Violin Channel.
“The Dvorak Concerto was recorded as part of my debut solo performance with Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin at the legendary Philharmonie Hall, in Berlin … it’s a legendary piece and on the legendary label … what more could I want?” he has said.
‘‘I hope the listeners will feel the energy that was present that evening – and will come on this emotional journey with us!”
Dvořák Cello Concerto
Kian Soltani, cello
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Release Date: August 7, 2020