Premiere of the Month: Daniel Perttu on his new cello concerto

Daniel pc Derek Buck

Dvořák’s Cello Concerto is the inspiration behind a new piece in the genre

‘When I met with Mark Kosower to discuss the concerto, we ended up talking about how much we both loved the Dvořák Cello Concerto,’ says American composer Daniel Perttu. ‘So I ended up deciding to write a concerto that followed the Romantic spirit of Dvořák’s work, but with a 21st-century perspective.’…

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