ACO In Concert: Locatelli & Debussy
ACO Principal Violin Satu Vänskä takes on Locatelli's fearsome Violin Concerto in D major - the 'Harmonic Labyrinth' - while ACO Principal Cello Timo-Veikko Valve performs Debussy's Sonata for Cello and Piano, arranged for strings.
ACO in Concert: Timo-Veikko Valve performs Debussy Cello Sonata
ACO Principal Cello Timo-Veikko 'Tipi' Valve plays Jack Symonds' Cello and Orchestra arrangement of Debussy's Sonata for Cello and Piano during our 2017 ACO Soloists tour. In this performance Tipi is playing a 1616 Brothers Amati Cello, which is owned by the ACO Instrument Fund.
ACO in Concert: Satu Vänskä performs Locatelli's Violin Concerto in D major
Pietro Locatelli's Violin Concert in D major, dubbed 'The Harmonic Labyrinth, is one of the most fiendishly difficult pieces of music ever written for the violin.
The original manuscript for the concerto is was inscribed with'Facilis aditus, difficilis exitus', which means 'easy to enter, diffi...