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Stile Antico live at Wigmore Hall

Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello) and Alexander Melnikov (piano) perform Beethoven, including Twelve Variations on Ein Madchen oder Weibchen from Mozart's Die Zauberflote, Op 66.

Live from Wigmore Hall, London

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Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello) and Alexander Melnikov (piano) continue their Beethoven cycle from Wigmore Hall.

Beethoven: 12 Variations in F on 'Ein Madchen oder Weibchen'
from Mozart's 'Die Zauberflote' (op.66)
Beethoven: Cello Sonata in C (op.102, no 1)

8.10 Interval Music: as an upbeat to the second half of tonight's concert, a later 19th-century composer's take on Handel - Johannes Brahms' Variations and Fugue, composed as a birthday present for Clara Schumann in 1861, and often described as the greatest variation set since Beethoven's own Diabelli Variations of forty years earlier.

8.15
Beethoven: 12 Variations on a Theme from Handel's Judas Maccabeus (WoO.4)
Beethoven: Cello Sonata in D (op.102, no 2)

Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello)
Alexander Melnikov (piano)

Jean-Guihen Queyras and Alexander Melnikov continue their exploration of Beethoven's works for cello and piano with the two sonatas composed in 1815 for the Silesian cello virtuoso Joseph Linke. Completing the programme, two sets of variations composed in 1796 - on themes from Handel's oratorio 'Judas Maccabeus', and from Mozart's opera 'The Magic Flute'.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 1 Dec 2014 19:30

Music Played

  • Johannes Brahms

    Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel

    Performer: Emanuel Ax.
  • Beethoven

    2 Variations on a Theme from Handel's Judas Maccabeus WoO.45

    Ensemble: Jean Guihen Queyras & Alexander Melnikov.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Cello Sonata in C Op.102 no.1

    Ensemble: Jean Guihen Queyras & Alexander Melnikov.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Cello Sonata in D Op.102 no.2

    Ensemble: Jean Guihen Queyras & Alexander Melnikov.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    12 Variations in F on 'Ein Madchen oder Weibchen' from Mozart's Die Zauberflote Op.66

    Ensemble: Jean Guihen Queyras & Alexander Melnikov.
  • Nikolai Karlovich Medtner

    Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor, Op 50

    Conductor: Grant Llewellyn. Performer: Yevgeny Sudbin. Orchestra: North Carolina Symphony.

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