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Steven Isserlis and Robert Levin 1

Steven Isserlis (cello) and Robert Levin (fortepiano) perform music by Beethoven, including Cello Sonata in F, Op 5 No 1; Horn Sonata, Op 17; Cello Sonata in A, Op 69.

The distinguished British cellist Steven Isserlis begins his two day residency with musicologist and fortepianist Robert Levin to perform Beethoven's complete works for cello and keyboard.

Beethoven: Variations on 'See the Conquering Hero Comes' from Handel's Judas Maccabaeus WoO 45
Beethoven: Cello Sonata in F major, Op.5 No 1
Beethoven: Variations on Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen from Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, Op.66

11.45 Interval
Jamie MacDougall introduces music from Handel's oratorio Judas Maccabaeus.

12:05
Beethoven: Horn Sonata in F major, Op 17 (transc for cello)
Beethoven: Cello Sonata in A major, Op 69

Steven Isserlis, cello
Robert Levin, piano

Presented by Jamie MacDougall
Produced by Laura Metcalfe.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Twelve Variations on a theme from Handel's 'Judas Maccabaeus'

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Robert Levin.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Cello Sonata in F Op 51

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Robert Levin.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Twelve Variations on 'Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen' Op 66

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Robert Levin.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Judas Maccabaeus: Overture

    Orchestra: The King’s Consort. Conductor: Robert King.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Judas Maccabaeus: Oh Liberty

    Performer: Emma Kirkby. Orchestra: The King’s Consort.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Judas Maccabaeus: Sound an alarm!

    Performer: Jamie MacDougall. Orchestra: The King’s Consort.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Judas Maccabaeus: See the conquering Hero Comes

    Performer: Choir of New College Oxford. Performer: The King’s Consort.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Judas Maccabaeus: Rejoice oh Judah

    Performer: George Michael. Choir: Choir of New College Oxford.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Horn Sonata in F Op 17

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Robert Levin.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Cello Sonata in A Op 69

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Robert Levin.

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