(20 September 1869 – 9 November 1958)
Kato van der Hoeven
(20 September 1869 – 23 November 1945)
She was the second woman cellist to join the Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam in 1897.
(20 September 1880 – 13 February 1968)
Italian composer, musicologist, and music critic
Here he conducts his Cello Concerto with soloist Amedeo Baldovino and the Orchestra Rai di Torino:
English saxophonist, composer, educator, and record producer
Here he performs the 1st movement of Michael Nyman’s Concerto for Saxophone and Cello with cellist Julian Lloyd Webber and the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Michael Nyman:
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