Cellist Alban Gerhardt offers some candid tips on a difficult passage from Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto no. 2, first movement. Filmed shortly before his performance of the work with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin under Manfred Honeck.

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