David Soyer

Born 24 February 1923. Died 25 February 2010
David Soyer
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1923-02-24
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David Soyer

David Soyer Biography (Wikipedia)

David Soyer (February 24, 1923 – February 25, 2010) was an American cellist.

He was born in Philadelphia and began playing the piano at the age of nine. At 11, he started the cello. One of his first teachers was Diran Alexanian. Later on he studied with Emanuel Feuermann and Pablo Casals. He debuted with the Philadelphia Orchestra under Eugene Ormandy in 1942, playing Ernest Bloch's Schelomo.

Chamber music was a special love of his. He was a founding member of the Guarneri Quartet in 1964 and played with them until retiring from the quartet in 2002. As a member of the Guarneri he collaborated with many of the world's most famous classical musicians, including Leonard Rose, the Budapest String Quartet, Pinchas Zukerman, and Arthur Rubinstein. He gave the New York premieres of the Solo Cello Sonatas by Zoltán Kodály and George Crumb. With David Tudor he premiered Earle Brown's Music for Cello and Piano. Before joining the quartet he played in various venues including the Navy Band (**) during World War II and later with the NBC Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Arturo Toscanini.

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Franz Schubert
Piano Quintet in A major, D 667, 'Trout' (3rd mvt)
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Piano Quintet in A major, D 667, 'Trout' (3rd mvt)
Franz Schubert
Quintet in A major Op.114, D.667 'Trout'
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Quintet in A major Op.114, D.667 'Trout'
Luigi Boccherini
Quintet No. 11 In E Major Op.13 No.5
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Quintet No. 11 In E Major Op.13 No.5
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Trio Op.97 (Archduke) - Scherzo
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Piano Trio Op.97 (Archduke) - Scherzo
Gabriel Fauré
Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor, Op 15
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Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor, Op 15
Franz Schubert
Piano Quintet in A major, D 667, 'Trout' (4th mvt)
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Piano Quintet in A major, D 667, 'Trout' (4th mvt)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Bachiana Brasileira no.5 (Aria)
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Bachiana Brasileira no.5 (Aria)
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