Guest Recital: Christopher Hutton, cello

Christopher Hutton is an avid performer and is the cellist for the Greenville-based Poinsett Piano Trio. A native of New Zealand, Hutton has performed across the globe and worked with a number of orchestras, including the New World Symphony and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. He has recorded for New Zealand's Concert FM and Germany's SWF Radio as well as Albany Classics for a disc of contemporary chamber music for Albany Classics. Hutton plays on a cello made by John Betts in c. 1795.

A graduate of Boston University and the University of Rochester's Eastman School of Music, Hutton taught at the University of Rochester, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the University of Delaware before coming to Furman. He has twice led Furman students to Arezzo, Italy for the music department's "Music in Italy" study away program. When he's not playing cello or teaching, Hutton is an enthusiastic runner. He has run several marathons, including the Boston Marathon.​


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
“Suite Sampler” (c. 1717-1723)
     Prelude from Suite in G major, BWV 1007
     Allemande from Suite in D minor, BWV 1008
     Courante from Suite in C major, BWV 1009
     Sarabande from Suite in C minor, BWV 1011
     Bourée I and Bourée II from Suite in E-flat major, BWV 1010
     Gigue from Suite in D major, BWV 1012

Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Suite for Cello No. 1, Op. 72 (1965)
     Canto primo: Sostenuto e largamente
     I. Fuga: Andante moderato
     II. Lamento: Lento rubato
     Canto secondo: Sostenuto
     III. Serenata: Allegretto (pizzicato)
     IV. Marcia: Alla marcia moderato
     Canto terzo: Sostenuto
     V. Bordone: Moderato quasi recitative
     VI. Moto perpetuo e Canto quarto: Presto

John Corigliano (b. 1938)
Fancy on a Bach Air (1996)

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 8:00pm

Concert Hall
800 W Belden Ave


School of Music, (All) School of Music


Free and open to the public

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