German Cellist Leonard Elschenbroich Makes His New York Debut
Monday, July 27, 2015
This past March, German cellist Leonard Elschenbroich, made his New York recital debut at The Frick Collection. Joined onstage by Kiev-born pianist Alexei Grynyuk, they played works by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and a work commissioned specifically for this duo by the young English composer, Mark Simpson. The New York Times said of the concert, "Mr. Elschenbroich not only revealed himself as a musician of great technical prowess, intellectual curiosity and expressive depth but also displayed an easygoing way of communicating with an audience."
Radio program playlist:
Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 3 in A Major, Opus 69
Mark Simpson: "Night Music"
Rachmaninoff: Lento from Cello Sonata in G Minor, Opus 19
Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata in G Minor, Opus 19