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The cello is the soul of the orchestra, and at King's Place it steps into the spotlight

By Alexandra Coghlan   January 2017

Martha Argerich

Cello Unwrapped: Alban Gerhardt & Aurora Orchestra

King’s Place, London, 7th January

The cello is the soul of the orchestra, and this year it steps into the spotlight as star of King’s Place’s year-long Cello Unwrapped festival. From Bach to Britten (pausing at Beethoven and Brahms along the way), the season will explore every facet of this endlessly adaptable instrument, taking it from court to club in concerts by Guy Johnston, Adrian Brendel and Oliver Coates (among others), as well as Sheku Kanneh-Mason—the…

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