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Thu 16 Nov, 2017:
Brahms: Piano Trios – No 1 in B major, Op 8; No 2 in C major, Op 87; No 3 in C minor, Op 101

In 1933, Australian pianist William Murdoch described Op 101 as “powerful music, brusque and harsh at times, angular and bad-tempered but mostly...

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Mon 24 Oct, 2016:
Brahms: Double Concerto in A minor, Op 102; Piano Trio No 1 in B major, Op 8 (1854 version); Schumann: Violin Concerto in D minor, WoO 23 (coda by Britten)

Since the orchestras of Karlshrue and Meiningen, with whom Brahms also worked, had a string complement of 30 each he probably would not have objected...

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Wed 07 Sep, 2016:
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No 2 in G major, Op 44; Khachaturian: Piano Concerto

Unlike its forerunner, Tchaikovsky’s Second Piano Concerto has languished unloved and suffered unkind cuts – most prominently to the concertante...

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Wed 30 Mar, 2016:
Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op 85; Walton: Cello Concerto; Holst: Invocation, Op 19 No 1; Imogen Holst: The fall of the leaf

A quarter of a century and more has passed since Steven Isserlis recorded Elgar’s angst-ridden Cello Concerto with Richard Hickox and the London...

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Wed 24 Feb, 2016:
Miloš: Blackbird – The Beatles Album

The Beatles’ timeless melodies have long inspired classical musicians from Cathy Berberian and John Cage to the Berlin Philharmonic Cellists and the...

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Mon 10 Aug, 2015:
Bach: The Six Cello Suites, BWV 1007-1012

It’s no longer a unique selling point simply to perform these suites on an historic instrument – four strings, five strings, gut strings and all;...

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Fri 20 Jun, 2014:
Martinů: Cello Sonatas Nos 1-3; Mustonen: Sonata for cello and piano; Sibelius: Malinconia, Op 20

This isn’t the first time that Steven Isserlis has recorded Martinů’s three Cello Sonatas (which span the period from 1939-1952). His first...

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Wed 01 Jan, 2014:
Bach: The Six Cello Suites, BWV 1007-1012

Steven Isserlis deservedly scooped a Gramophone Award in 2007 for this brilliant account of the Bach Cello Suites. Using the earliest possible...

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