Episode #587

Cellist and Children’s Book Author Stephen Isserlis

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Sunday, December 18, 2011

British cellist Steven Isserlis has performed with the world's greatest orchestras and recently he's become a writer of children's books, as well. Listen in as the author of Why Beethoven Threw the Stew plays a program of little-known works by Felix Mendelsson, Joseph Suk and Bohuslav Martinu. Pianist Ana-Maria Vera joins Isserlis for some lively music and conversation with Saint Paul Sunday host Bill McGlaughlin.

Program details:

Felix Mendelssohn: Variations Concertantes in D major, Op. 17.

Joseph Suk: Ballade for Cello and Piano in d minor, Op. 3, No. 1.

Joseph Suk: Serenade for Cello and Piano in A major, Op. 3, No. 2.

Bohuslav Martinů: Sonata No. 3.

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