In this legendary concert Rostropovich and Sviatoslav Richter perform the complete Beethoven Cello Sonatas at Usher Hall, Edinburgh, during the Edinburgh Festival of 1964.
Listen to how other great cellists tackled the Beethoven Cello Sonatas:
Pierre Fournier and Wilhelm Kempff
Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Emanuel Ax
Leonard Rose and pianist Glenn Gould
Miklós Perényi and pianist András Schiff
Jean-Guihen Queyras and pianist Ichiro Nodaira
Natalia Gutman and pianist Viacheslav Poprugin
Li-Wei Qin and pianist Jeremy Young
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Read about the legendary violin players in our Violin Heroes bookazine.