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Joseph Johnson, cello


JohnsonJoseph Johnson has been principal cellist of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra since the 2009-10 season, serves in that position at The Santa Fe Opera, and also performs as a soloist, chamber musician, and educator.  In 2012 he gave the North American premiere of the Cello Concerto Grosso by Péter Eötvös with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, a co-commission with the Berlin Philharmonic.  This June he will give the Canadian premiere of Concerto en Tango by Miguel del Aguila with the TSO.  He recently celebrated the release of his album with pianist Victor Santiago Asuncion featuring the Rachmaninoff and Shostakovich sonatas.

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Be sure to hear Joseph Johnson’s 2015 Festival performances listed below

Sunday, July 19, 6:00PM
Mozart & Tchaikovsky

Monday, July 20, 6:00PM
Mozart & Tchaikovsky

Saturday, August 1, 6:00PM
Vivaldi & Bach

Saturday, August 15, 5:00PM
Vivaldi’s Four Seasons