Yanjun Wang

A young cellist from Taiwan playing Boccherini’s Cello Concerto No. 9 in B-Flat Major, G.482.

Italian Composer and Cellist, Luigi Boccherini grew up in musical surroundings and became a cellist in the orchestra of the Vienna Court Opera at the age of 14. A prolific composer of symphonies, cello concertos, and chamber music, Boccherini was one of the most important transitional figures between the Baroque and Classical periods.

Happy birthday to Luigi Boccherini this month.  19 Feb 1743 (Lucca) – 28 May 1805 (Madrid)

 

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