Sonata for Cello and Strings
© By Kevin O'Connell
Sonata for Cello and Piano (1993 - 1995) [MS 27] was commissioned by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
Premiere: 12 September 1996. Guildhall, Derry. Raphael Wallfisch (vc), John York (pf). Recording: CMC Sound Archive.
Recording courtesy of the artist
Cello Sonata quotes the ‘Lament for Limerick’ in the slow movement. This movement is an oblique reflection on the Shankill bombing and its aftermath.