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Andrei Ionita plays Bach's Cello Suite No 1

Andrei Ionita plays Bach's Cello Suite No 1 and Catriona Morison sings Schumann's haunting Poems of Queen Mary Stuart.

New Generation Artists: Andrei Ionita and Catriona Morison.
Romanian cellist Andrei Ionita - hailed as 'probably the leading cellist of his generation'- is heard in a suite by Bach from his long-awaited debut release. Also today, Scottish mezzo soprano, Catriona Morison sings Schumann's melancholic Poems of Mary Stuart in a performance she gave at last year's Edinburgh International Festival.

Bach Suite no. 1 in G major BWV 1007
Andrei Ionita (cello)

Schumann Five Poems of Queen Mary Stuart Op. 135
Catriona Morison (mezzo soprano), Simon Lepper (piano)

31 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite no 1 in G major, BWV 1007

    Performer: Andrei Ioniţă.
  • Robert Schumann

    Gedichte der Königin Maria Stuart

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Catriona Morison.

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