Recital: Lluis Claret, cello
Lluis Claret rose to international fame after winning first prize at the Casals Competition (1976) and Rostropovich Competition (1977). On his recital, Claret performs works for solo cello by Catalan composers Enric Casals and Joan Guinjoan, as well as works for cello and piano by Schumann, Debussy and Cassado.
Claret has appeared with the Washington National Symphony, Czech Philharmonic, English Chamber Orchestra and French National Orchestra, among others. He is currently a professor of cello at the “Victoria dels Angels” Music School at Sant Cuguat in Barcelona, and the Toulouse Conservatory in France. A renowned pedagogue, Claret has given masterclasses in France, Portugal, Belgium, Italy, the United States, Japan and Korea.