Tuesday 17 October 2017 7:30PM

Christoph Croisé cello; Alexander Panfilov piano

Swiss Ambassador's Award Concert 2017


  • Christoph Croisé cello
  • Alexander Panfilov piano

This year’s award goes to Christoph Croisé, a young cellist from Switzerland, who has won many prestigious awards including a Gold Medal with Honours at the First Berlin International Music Competition in April 2017. He has performed as a soloist with several distinguished orchestras. Christoph plays a Goffriller violoncello made in Venice in 1712 and is accompanied by Alexander Panfilov, an acclaimed young Russian-born pianist.

Supported by Swiss Cultural Fund UK, Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, Migros Culture Percentage Talent Promotion and Presence Switzerland

  • Thomas Demenga (b.1954)
        • New York Honk
  • Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
        • Cello Sonata in G minor Op. 19
  • Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
        • Cello Sonata in D minor Op. 40
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
        • Pezzo capriccioso in B minor Op. 62
  • Daniel Schnyder (b.1961)
        • Jazz Sonata for cello and piano
  • Encore
  • Daniel Schnyder (b.1961)
        • Ad Aeternum
  • Encore
  • Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953)
      • The Love for Three Oranges, suite for orchestra Op. 33bis
        • III. March from 'The Love for Three Oranges' (arr. for cello and piano)

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