Overview & description
German cellist Benedict Kloeckner has been awarded prizes including the European Broadcasting Union Award (Bratislava), the Nicolas Firmenich Prize (Verbier Festival, Switzerland) and he was First Prize winner at the Manhattan International Music Competition, New York. Benedict performs regularly as a soloist with orchestras around the world and his chamber music partners include Sir András Schiff and Anne Sophie Mutter. Born in Osaka, Momo Kodama studied with legendary pianist Murray Perahia and is in regular demand as a soloist and chamber musician. This recital features a rare combination of these two world-class musicians.