Music Director/Conductor: Yip Wing-sie
Cello: Antonio Meneses
Othello Overture, Op 93
Cello Concerto in D minor
Symphony No 4 in F minor, Op 36
“Meneses is elegant and polished.” International Record Review
“Meneses proves immensely assured, big-heart protagonist.” Gramophone
“A player of aristocratic reserve, able to turn a melody with lovely grace.” The Telegraph
“Some of the most beautiful cello playing I have heard in years. His sound has the translucent radiance of liquid amber. Double-stopped chords fall with bell-like purity, his legato is seamless, his bow seemingly endless.” BBC Music Magazine
Antonio Meneses (Cello)
･ A member of the legendary Beaux Arts Trio (since 1998)
･ International Tchaikovsky Competition 1982 (1st Prize & Gold Medal)
･ ARD International Competition Munich 1977 (1st Prize)
･ Has performed with world’s leading orchestras under such maestros as Karajan, Rostropovitch, Abbado, Chailly, Muti and Jansons.
･ A frequent guest at the most prestigious music festivals such as Salzburg, Lucerne and Vienna Festwochen.