My thanks to the Pinkagendist for introducing me to a cellist by the name of Hauser. Just watched his version of Albinoni’s Adagio [often paired with the Pachelbel Canon], and the sheer, virtuoso, passion of his playing almost broke my heart.
And, icing on the cake, the conductor is a woman. A first for me. All I can say is “at long last!”
Even if you don’t like classical music, or the cello, please give this video a try because it truly is something special: