On March 30th, Claudio Bohórquez performed at the Festival de Pâques in Aix-en-Provence. Together with Rosanne Philippens, Alina Pogostkina, Lise Berthaud and Suzana Bartal, he played works by Tanguy, Schubert and Mahler in a portrait concert of the composer Eric Tanguy (*1968).
Bartók: Rhapsodie No. 1
Brahms: Cello Sonata in F major op. 99
- intermission -
Fauré: Élégie op. 24
Debussy: Cello Sonata
Piazzolla: Le grand tango
with Erwin Kropfitsch
Claudio Bohórquez, descent of Peruvian and Uruguayan ancestors, has been hailed as one of the most exciting and fascinating musicians of his generation by conductors, audiences, concert presenters and critics alike.His recent tour with the National Symphony Orchestra under Christoph Eschenbach with concerts in Washington and Latin America was a huge success. He played “unforgettably and excellent” and his interpretation of the Lalo Cello concert was “the most beautiful I have ever heard”, wrote a Washington Post critic. In the 2012/2013 season Claudio Bohórquez was able to display his talent as chamber musician: he appeared in Madrid and Bilbao together with Jörg Widmann and Katia Skanavi and performed piano trios by Beethoven with Viviane Hagner and Jonathan Gilad during the Beethoven Marathon at Konzerthaus Berlin.
As a student of Boris Pergamenschikow, Claudio Bohórquez achieved success at an early age at international competitions such as the Tschaikowsky Youth Competition in Moscow and the Rostropovich Cello…Read more