The Soul of the Cello

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Edgar DegasThe cellist Pilet© RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d'Orsay) / Hervé Lewandowski
The cello takes the place of honour! Three renowned cellists appear in this series of concerts: Xavier Phillips for a carte blanche concert, Sonia Wieder-Atherton in a British programme and Natalia Gutman who will include a performance of two Brahms sonatas.

2 April - 11 June 2009
Musée d'Orsay

auditorium level -2

Xavier Phillips, cello
Emmanuel Strosser, piano
Francis Poulenc
Suite française op. 80 (arrangement for cello and piano)
Louis Vierne
Sonata for cello and piano op. 27 in B minor
Maurice Ravel
Kaddish (arrangement for cello and piano by Xavier Phillips)
Igor Stravinski
Suite italienne, for cello and piano
Sergei Prokofiev
Sonata for cello and piano in C major, op. 119

 
Thu 2 April 2009 - 20h00
Musée d'Orsay

auditorium level -2

Natalia Gutman, cello
Elisso Virsaladze, piano
Johannes Brahms
Sonata for cello and piano n° 1 in E minor op. 38
Robert Schumann
Stücke im Volkston op. 102 n° 1 to 5
Fantasiestücke op. 73 n° 1 to 3

Johannes Brahms
Sonata for cello and piano n° 2 in F major, op. 99

 
Thu 14 May 2009 - 20h00
Musée d'Orsay

auditorium level -2

Sonia Wieder-Atherton, cello
Georges Pludermacher, piano
Frank Bridge
Sonata in D minor for cello and piano H. 125
Edward Elgar
Mélodies transcribed for cello and piano
Benjamin Britten
Sonata for cello and piano in C major, op. 65
Mark-Anthony Turnage
Sleep On, three lullabies for cello and piano

 
Thu 11 June 2009 - 20h00
Musée d'Orsay

auditorium level -2


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