Featuring Anthony Ross, Cello
May 5, 2019 / Knowlton Auditorium
Tickets: $15 in advance / $20 at the door
For nearly 27 years, Anthony (Tony) Ross has been the principal Cellist and fervent advocate for the Minnesota Orchestra. He has been a soloist many times with the Orchestra, performing concertos by Schumann, Dvořák, Victor Herbert, James MacMillan, Beethoven, Saint-Saëns, Elgar, and Shostakovich, as well as many chamber works. He was most recently featured as soloist in in June 2017 performing Bloch's Schelomo.
In recent seasons Ross has performed Prokofiev’s Sinfonia concertante for Cello and Orchestra, the Walton Cello Concerto and the Brahms Double Concerto, the latter alongside former First Associate Concertmaster Sarah Kwak. In April 2014 he was soloist in performances of Eric Whitacre’s The River Cam, with the composer conducting. At Sommerfest 2014 he performed Prokofiev’s Sonata for Cello and Piano with Sommerfest Artistic Director Andrew Litton.
This May, he will do the ASO and Austin the honor of joining us for Dvorak’s Cello Concerto.
Photo courtesy minnesotaorchestra.org