This very personal album, dedicated to Mischa Maisky’s young son Mateo, features all new recordings with his daughter Lily Maisky (piano).
The album takes listeners on a captivating journey through works from the 20th century. Original compositions and arrangements for cello reveal the diversity of an event-filled age with a cellist whose mastery of the cantabile and dance-like qualities of the repertoire is breathtaking.
Includes a second disc with a multi-track recording of Bachianas Brasileiras no.1 by Villa-Lobos, with Mischa playing all eight cello parts - a truly captivating interpretation.
Also on CD 2, a world premiere recording: the fascinating Cello Concerto by Benjamin Yusupov a recording with the Lucerner Sinfonieorchester under the direction of the composer himself.
20-page booklet with liner notes by musicologist Wolfgang Rathert (En/De) and a text by the composer Yusupov himself introducing his Cello Concerto (En).