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.
In this mini documentary, cellist Laura van der Heijden, pianist Petr Limonov and music historian Marina Frolova-Walker talk about why 1948 was such a watershed moment in Russian music, and why it became the focus of Van der Heijden’s debut CD
Read: CD review – ‘Outstanding, original Russian
In this video, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment co-principal cellist Luise Buchberger introduces the baroque cello.
Buchberger joined the orchestra in 2014. She studied modern cello at the Mozarteum University Salzburg and Hochschule der Künste Zurich, and baroque cello at the Hochschule für
Korean double bassist Mikyung Sung performs Franck’s Violin Sonata in A major with Jaemin Shin on the piano.
I. Allegretto ben moderato
II. Allegro (6:19)
III. Ben moderato: Recitativo-Fantasia (14:26)
IV. Allegretto poco mosso (22:21)