Pollini mourns a recital partnermain
The death has been announced of Rocco Filippini, an outstanding cellist and advocate of contemporary music who often partnered Maurizio Pollini in recital.
Rocco, who was 77, was professor of cello in Milan and Rome and cofounder of the Walter Stauffer Academy in Cremona.
He premiered several works by Salvatore Sciarrino.
This is his tremendous recording of the first Shostakovich concerto.