Cellist Johannes Moser chats to online editor Davina Shum about the emotional rollercoaster that is the Elgar Cello Concerto, as well as playing with quality projection and an Olympian setup ahead of his performance at the BBC Proms on 9 August.

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Excerpt of Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85: I. Adagio - Moderato used with permission from Johannes Moser and PENTATONE.

Elgar and Tchaikovsky

Johannes Moser (vc ) / Andrew Manze / L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande 

PENTATONE PTC 5186570

Photo credit: Manfred Esser-Haenssler Classic