To mark the centenary of Benjamin Britten's birth, The Strad has put together a series of videos exploring the composer's string works. Here, cellist Natalia Gutman and pianist Sviatoslav Richter perform Britten's Cello Sonata.

Other performances of Britten's string works:

Janine Jansen performs the Violin Concerto 

Kim Kashkashian performs Lachrymae

The Amadeus Quartet perform the String Quartet no.2

Yuri Bashmet performs Lachrymae


Read our interview with Janine Jansen discussing Britten's Violin Concerto

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