He was known during his professional career as Pablo Casals, a Catalan cellist and conductor. He is widely regarded as the pre-eminent cellist of the first half of the 20th century, and one of the greatest cellists and musicians of all time.
This begins an on-going study/discussion of a most remarkable book on musical ideas. “CONVERSATIONS WITH PABLO CASALS” reveals the artist who would not be boxed in, or separate his art from life. We play fine music to help us ponder his inspiring trains of thought.
with Rollin Wilber, pianist
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“What an abundance of varieties, possibilities and nuances
is to be found in the music of the great masters!” (Pablo Casals)