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Nicolas Altstaedt, Alexander Lonquich - Beethoven cello sonatas

Nicolas Altstaedt (cello) and Alexander Lonquich (piano) perform all five of Beethoven's cello sonatas at Wigmore Hall in London. Presented by Martin Handley.

Live from Wigmore Hall, Beethoven's Cello Sonatas are played by Nicolas Altstaedt, one of today's most exciting cellists, and pianist Alexander Lonquich. Spanning two decades of Beethoven's career, the five works, at once groundbreaking, witty, playful and profound, thrillingly demonstrate his transition from young Turk in the late eighteenth century to the great composer he had become by second decade of the nineteenth.

Presented by Martin Handley.

Beethoven:
Cello Sonata in F major, Op. 5 No. 1
Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 5 No. 2
Cello Sonata in A major, Op. 69

Nicolas Altstaedt (cello)
Alexander Lonquich (piano)

8.55pm Interval Music (from CD)
Handel: Concerto Grosso in D major, Op. 6 No. 5
The English Consort
Trevor Pinnock (director)

9.15pm
Beethoven:
Cello Sonata in C major, Op. 102 No. 1
Cello Sonata in D major, Op. 102 No. 2

Nicolas Altstaedt (cello)
Alexander Lonquich (piano).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Part 1

    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Cello sonata in F major Op.5 no.1

      Performer: Nicolas Altstaedt. Performer: Alexander Lonquich.
    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 5 No. 2

      Performer: Nicolas Altstaedt. Performer: Alexander Lonquich.
    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Cello Sonata in A major, Op. 69

      Performer: Nicolas Altstaedt. Performer: Alexander Lonquich.
  • Interval

    • George Frideric Handel

      Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 No 5 [HWV 323]

      Ensemble: The English Concert. Director: Trevor Pinnock.
      • Archiv.
  • Part 2

    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Cello Sonata in C major, Op. 102 No. 1

      Performer: Nicolas Altstaedt. Performer: Alexander Lonquich.
    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Cello Sonata in D major, Op. 102 No. 2

      Performer: Nicolas Altstaedt. Performer: Alexander Lonquich.
  • Post-concert

    • Jonathan Dove

      My Love is Mine

      Singer: Kitty Whately. Performer: Simon Lepper.
      • Nights Not Spent Alone.
      • Champs Hill Records.
      • 1.

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