German Cellist Leonard Elschenbroich Makes His New York Debut

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Monday, July 27, 2015

German cellist Leonard Elschenbroich (Felix Broede)

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

Online bonus:

Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata in G Minor, Opus 19

Produced by:

Eileen Delahunty

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