A program which highlights the red thread running through three musical cultures as diverse as the German, the Polish and the Italian one. Three human paths paved with fascinating and tragic experiences.
Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968) Sonata for cello and piano op. 50
Miecyslaw Weinberg (1919-1996) Sonata n. 2 for cello and piano
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) Sonata n.2 in re maggiore
With Gloria D’Atri, piano
Two very different composers reimagining the same stirring musical form – the cello and piano sonata. Two languages which are far more different than the 18 years between them would lead us to imagine.
Richard Strauss (1864-1946) Sonata for cello and piano in f major op. 6
Sergej Rachmaninov (1873-1943) Sonata for cello and piano op. 19