The Well-Tempered Ear

Classical music news: Pianist Wu Han and cellist David Finckel draw a rave at the Aspen Festival. They will perform here Feb. 24 at the Wisconsin Union Theater, where single tickets are now on sale.

August 1, 2011

By Jacob Stockinger

Here’s a timely news item, especially now that various groups have announced their upcoming seasons and now that single tickets for events at the Wisconsin Union Theater are now on sale.

The wife-and-husband team of pianist Wu Han and cellist David Finckel (both below) co-direct the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

On Feb. 24, 2012, at 7:30 p.m., Wu Han and David Finckel will be joined by Emerson Quartet violinist Philip Setzer for a performance at the Wisconsin Union Theater.

The all-Mendelssohn program features both of the composer’s two Piano Trios and his Sonata for Cello and Piano.

Here’s a link to details, including a video, ticket prices and contacts, and other information:

Both have Wu Han and David Finckel have played here before in the Wisconsin Union Theater. Wu Han played a solo recital, and Finckel has played there many times in his role as cellist with the famed Emerson String Quartet.

Two weeks ago,, the duo filled in at the last minute for pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet at the Aspen Festival – and received a rave review:

Posted in Classical music

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