Schroeder Premieres

Willem Kes                       

Concerto for cello and orchestra (ca. 1886)

Alwin Schroeder gave the German premiere of this work at the Leipzig Gewandhaus on October 25, 1888, and appears to performed it in other countries as well. The Dutch violinist, conductor, and composer Willem Kes was the founding conductor of the Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam.