Where Baroque meets Tango: acclaimed soloist Santiago Cańón Valencia pairs Bach cello suites with contemporary South American sounds.

Santiago Cañón Valencia cello

Cello Suite in G major BWV 1007 (19’)
Cello Suite in D minor BWV 1008 (22’)
Osvaldo Golijov:
Omaramor (a fantasia based on My Beloved Buenos Aires by tango singer Carlos Gardel) (8’)
Santiago Cañón Valencia:
Ascenso Hacia lo Profundo (7’)

The second event in our showcase weekend sees cellist Santiago Cańón Valencia balance two of Bach's towering suites for solo cello with a treasure trove of contemporary South American repertoire – featuring his own music alongside that of renowned Argentinian composer Osvaldo Golijov. The BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists scheme supports some of the world’s most exciting young instrumentalists, singers and ensembles at the start of their international careers through performance and recording opportunities.

Main image: Santiago Cañón Valencia © Angel Velazquez

General booking opens on Saturday 3 August at 10am.

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