Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky finished writing his Souvenir d'un lieu cher on 31 May 1878 – 135 years ago. Here, Vadim Repin performs the 'Mélodie' in E flat major as an encore, with Nikolai Lugansky at the piano.
Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason performs during the signing of the register at the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.
Kanneh-Mason played Maria Theresia von Paradis’ Sicilienne, Gabriel Fauré’s Après un rêve and Franz Schubert’s Ave Maria.
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Violist Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt and pianist Asiya Korepanova perform Brahms’s Sonata for Viola and Piano op.120, no.2, in E flat major.
The video was filmed on 18 June 2017 at the Linehan concert hall, UMBC, Baltimore, as part of Festival Baltimore.
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