The piece has beautiful haunting melodies, a deep longing for something not reachable and virtuosic elements'

Alban Gerhardt speaks about the history and technique of Dvorák's Cello Concerto and gives demonstrations.

Alban Gerhardt has contributed a Masterclass feature on the second and third movements of Dvorák's Cello Concerto to The Strad's October 2015 issue - download through The Strad App.

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