Chopin & Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonatas – Jean-Guihen Queyras, Alexander Melnikov

August 3, 2022, 9:00 am

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After recording Beethoven, pianist Alexander Melnikov and cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras now turn to two more giants of the repertory. Chopin’s Cello Sonata, his last work published in his lifetime, seems almost like a testament, somber and tormented – a world away from the radiance and surging lyricism of the youthful work by Rachmaninoff that it inspired.