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Matt Haimovitz: Primavera II the rabbits

Detail from "Primavera 2020"

Multi-Grammy nominated cellist Matt Haimovitz joins WGTE's Brad Cresswell to talk about the second installment in The Primavera Project - an onoing series of 81 solo cello commissions for Matt. The project takes inspiration from two paintings: Sandro Botticelli’s Primavera and Charline von Heyl’s Primavera 2020. The album, taking its title (the rabbits) from Charline von Heyl, features 13 new works by living composers including Missy Mazzoli, Tomeka Reid, Nico Muhly, Gordon Getty, and Sky Macklay among others.

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