Session Report: Cellist Laura van der Heijden and Jâms Coleman on recording ‘Path to the Moon’

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Cellist Laura van der Heijden and pianist Jâms Coleman speak to Tom Stewart about the imaginative programming behind their new album Path to the Moon – their second recording together as a duo – which features an eclectic selection of lunar-inspired repertoire

A craggy road rises from the blackness to guide the viewer through the starry night sky. The moon, its ultimate destination, hangs bright and heavy in the distance. The Path to the Moon is an 1898 expressionist drawing by American graphic artist William Thomas Horton that lends its name to a new recording by British cellist Laura van der Heijden and pianist Jâms Coleman…

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