AUTUMN AWAKENING OCTOBER 3RD

Brahms, Dvorak & Déjardin

May 16, 2020 @ Manchester Essex RHS
May 17, 2020 @ Manchester Essex RHS
Brahms, Dvorak & Déjardin
Subscription Series Concert

Brahms, Dvorak & Déjardin Concert

May 2020 Concert

Saturday, May 16, 2020, 7:30pm, Manchester Essex RHS

Sunday, May 17, 2020, 2:00pm, Manchester Essex RHS

Brahms returns to us with his powerful Symphony No. 1 which he struggled for 14 years to complete. And we close the season with Dvorak’s gorgeous Cello Concerto featuring Blaise Déjardin, Principal Cellist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

The Program

  • BRAHMS Symphony No. 1
  • DVORAK Cello Concerto, Blaise Déjardin, Cello
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Blaise Dejardin cello Rehearsal video, October 2, 2018. Symphony Hall, Boston, MA (1417 views)

About Blaise Déjardin

Strasbourg-born cellist Blaise Déjardin was appointed principal cello of the Boston Symphony Orchestra by BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons in spring 2018, having joined the BSO’s cello section in 2008. Previously, Déjardin was a member of the European Union Youth Orchestra and the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester. He was a founding member of the Boston-based string orchestra A Far Cry, and in 2010 he founded the acclaimed Boston Cello Quartet with three BSO colleagues. He has arranged numerous pieces for cello ensembles, earning four ASCAP Plus Awards and receiving commissions from Yo-Yo Ma, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and A Far Cry. In 2013 he launched Opus Cello, his online sheet music publishing company. He has served as artistic director of the Boston Cello Society since its creation in 2015. Mr. Déjardin has performed as soloist with orchestra around the world. In 2008 he gave the U.S. premiere of French composer Edith Canat de Chizy’s Formes du vent for solo cello. A dedicated chamber musician, he spent two summers at Ravinia’s Steans Institute for Young Artists. He holds a first prize in Cello with highest honors from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique of Paris, as well as a master of music diploma and a graduate diploma from the New England Conservatory in Boston. His main teachers were Philippe Muller, Laurence Lesser, and Bernard Greenhouse. Mr. Déjardin made his debut with orchestra at age fourteen performing Haydn’s C major concerto at the Corum in Montpellier, France. Among his numerous awards and honors, he was awarded first prize at the Maurice Gendron International Cello Competition and was also the youngest prizewinner at the 6th Adam International Cello Competition in New Zealand. In 2007 he made his Paris recital debut at Le Petit Palais as a laureate of the program Declic supporting emerging young soloists in France. He has taught privately and at the New England Conservatory and Tanglewood Music Center.

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