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Charles T. Downey, Cellist Pieter Wispelwey delivers gem of a program at Clarice Smith Center (Washington Post, November 15, 2013)

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Bach, Cello Suites, P. Wispelwey
Pieter Wispelwey’s visits to the Washington area are always worth hearing, and his recital Wednesday night at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center was no exception. The Dutch cellist, who switches easily between historically informed performance practice and the modern instrument, offered one of his gold-standard programs, this time focused on four major works from the years of the two world wars.

There was none of the barbed, bellicose pummeling you might expect from that era, though, as Wispelwey brought together serene and light-filled works that belied the time of their creation. [Continue reading]
Pieter Wispelwey, cello
Pei-Shan Lee, piano
Clarice Smith Center

Robert Battey, At the Library of Congress, cellist Pieter Wispelwey shows unique, determined style (Washington Post, October 28, 2012)

Charles T. Downey, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Pieter Wispelwey (Ionarts, April 29, 2007)

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