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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
11:54:00
INTERVAL
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.
12:15
Rachmaninov: Cello Sonata in G minor Op.19

Jean-Guihen Queyras (Cello)
Alexander Melnikov (Piano)

Presenter: Donald Macleod
Producer: Laura Metcalfe.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata No 5, Op 102 No 2 in D

    Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras. Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Cello Sonata in G minor Op 65

    Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras. Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
  • Maurice Ravel

    La Valse

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Canada. Choir: National Youth Choir of Canada.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Ich bin der Welt, arr. C Gottwald

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Canada. Choir: National Youth Choir of Canada.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Cello Sonata in G minor Op 19

    Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras. Performer: Alexander Melnikov.

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