Jean-Guihen Queyras and Alexander Melnikov
Live from the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras and pianist Alexander Melnikov perform late sonatas by Beethoven, Chopin and Rachmaninov.
Live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh, the International Festival brings well-known musical pairing cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras and pianist Alexander Melnikov to the stage. Their recital opens with Beethoven's fifth cello sonata in D, dedicated to amateur pianist and long-time patron Countess Marie von Erdődy. Two Romantic sonatas by Chopin and Rachmaninov follow, written late in their composer's careers.
Beethoven: Sonata No. 5, Op.102 No. 2 in D
Chopin: Cello Sonata in G minor Op.65
Ravel: La Valse
Mahler arr. C. Gottwald: Ich bin der Welt
The National Youth Orchestra of Canada
The National Youth Choir of Canada
Timothy Shantz - conductor.
Rachmaninov: Cello Sonata in G minor Op.19
Jean-Guihen Queyras (Cello)
Alexander Melnikov (Piano)
Presenter: Donald Macleod
Producer: Laura Metcalfe.