Listen: Peter Gregson on WQXR Live from his 8.9.10 LPR performance!



Carrying a cello is a labor of love, most cellists would say, but imagine toting around two as you navigate the city and the subway. Scottish cellist Peter Gregson is used to packing for three as his performances often require both the traditional acoustic cello and a custom electric instrument. In his New York debut on August 8 at (Le) Poisson Rouge, Gregson shows off his agility on both types of cello in works by Steve Reich, Max Richter, DanĂ­el Bjarnason, John Metcalfe, Sally Beamish and Thomas Tallis.

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