Saturday 31 October 2020 1:00PM

Steven Isserlis cello; Connie Shih piano

Chaminade, Fauré, Franck and more


This concert was live-streamed as part of the Wigmore Hall Autumn Series. The video is no longer online but other concerts are available to watch in full here: Wigmore Hall Concert Video Library


  • Steven Isserlis cello
  • Connie Shih piano

Regular collaborators cellist Steven Isserlis and pianist Connie Shih present a lunchtime recital with a programme including Thomas Adès’ enjoyable contemporary work Lieux retrouvés and César Franck’s cello setting of the Violin Sonata in A – a setting that came about after the cellist Jules Delsart heard the violin arrangement in concert and loved it so much he asked Franck permission to rearrange the work.

  • Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947)
      • Variations chantantes
  • Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
      • Cello Sonata No. 1 in C minor Op. 32
        • III. Allegro moderato
  • Thomas Adès (b.1971)
      • Lieux retrouvés
  • Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944)
      • Sommeil d'enfant
  • Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
      • Berceuse Op. 16
  • César Franck (1822-1890)
      • Sonata in A major

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