Castelnuovo-Tedesco Cello Concerto (2018)
Kazuki Yamada, conductor
The international release of the first professional recording of Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s Cello Concerto in more than 80 years featuring Principal Cello Brinton Averil Smith. Digital downloads are available through Amazon and iTunes.
Acclaimed cellist Smith performs the virtuoso concerto inspired by cellist Gregor Piatigorsky. With its rare beauty and warmth of expression, the live recording also features the Grammy Award-winning Houston Symphony under the direction of conductor Kazuki Yamada and transcriptions for cello and piano performed by Smith and his wife, pianist Evelyn Chen.