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Jean-Guihen Queyras & Alexander Melnikov

Play Beethoven, Chopin & Rachmaninov

An internationally respected and well-established musical partnership, the French cellist and Russian pianist tackle the late sonatas of Beethoven, Chopin and Rachmaninov.

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Jean-Guihen Queyras Cello
Alexander Melnikov Piano

Beethoven Cello Sonata in D Op 102 No 2
Chopin Cello Sonata
Rachmaninov Cello Sonata 

Both respected international soloists in their own rights, French cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras and Russian pianist Alexander Melnikov are also a well-established musical partnership and a much-admired one. They’ve performed and recorded Beethoven’s complete music for cello and piano to enormous acclaim, their passionate playing and perceptive insights a natural match.

It’s Beethoven that opens their rich International Festival recital: the D major Cello Sonata, Op 102 No 2, is a visionary late work, as compelling as it is intimate. They complete their sumptuous concert with two achingly Romantic cello sonatas, also from late in their composers’ careers: Chopin’s tender work, and Rachmaninov’s remarkably intense piece, which brings cello and piano together in an equal partnership of flamboyance and virtuosity.

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This concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.

Jean-Guihen Queyras
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Alexander Melnikov
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14 August 2018

  • The Queen's Hall (Show on map)
  • 1hr 50mins approx (one interval)
  • £11 - £34*

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Centre stalls
£34
Rear stalls
£29.50 £15 £11
Side stalls
£29.50 £25 £21 £11
Centre gallery
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Side gallery
£25 £15 £11
Under 18s
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Young Scot Card holder
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European Youth Card holder
50% OFF

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