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Wigmore Hall Mondays: Adrian Brendel and Aleksandar Madzar

Live from Wigmore Hall in London, cellist Adrian Brendel performs music by Chopin, Debussy and Birtwistle, with Aleksandar Madzar at the piano.

Live from Wigmore Hall, London.

Debussy: Cello Sonata
Sir Harrison Birtwistle: Variations for cello and piano
Chopin: Cello Sonata in G minor Op. 65

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch

One of the most enterprising and imaginative cellists on today's music scene, Adrian Brendel's typically eclectic lunchtime programme brings together two - highly-contrasted - masterworks of the repertoire, by Debussy and Chopin, and places them alongside the very different music of Sir Harrson Birtwistle: part of a work initially conceived as a 75th birthday present for Adrian Brendel's father, Alfred.
Serbian Aleksandar Madžar, another musician of great individuality, is the pianist.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Sonata In D Minor For Cello And Piano

    Performer: Adrian Brendel. Performer: Aleksandar Madžar.
  • Sir Harrison Birtwistle

    Bogenstrich Variations For Cello And Piano

    Performer: Adrian Brendel. Performer: Aleksandar Madžar.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Sonata In G Minor Op.65 For Cello And Piano

    Performer: Adrian Brendel. Performer: Aleksandar Madžar.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite for cello solo no. 1 (BWV.1007) in G major, Prelude

    Performer: Mischa Maisky.
    • Bach: 6 Cello Suites BWV 1007-1012: Mischa Maisky.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.

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