Argentine cello star Sol Gabetta teams up with the phenomenal young French pianist, Bertrand Chamayou. Gabetta burst onto the international scene in 2004 winning the Crédit Suisse Young Artist Award and making her debut with Wiener Philharmoniker and Valery Gergiev. Chamayou has established himself at the highest level and is the only artist to win France's prestigious Victoires de la Musique on three occasions.
Beethoven: Sonata No. 1 in F Major, Op. 5
Britten: Sonata in C Major, Op. 65
Chopin: Sonata in G minor, Op. 65
Hailed as "the world's finest and most daring percussionist," and a recipient of the Royal Philharmonic Society 2014 Instrumentalist Award, Scottish percussionist Colin Currie is a solo and chamber artist who uses his probing intensity and boundless energy to stunning musical effect.
As the youngest participant in the 2005 Arthur Rubinstein Competition in Tel Aviv, Igor Levit won the Silver Prize, the Prize for Best Performer of Chamber Music, the Audience Favorite Prize and the Prize for Best Performer of Contemporary Music. Igor Levit’s presence was immediately felt and his career well launched.
Shostakovich: Selections from 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87
Beethoven: Diabelli Variations
Formed in 2003 by former Westminster Abbey choristers, VOCES8 is an exciting and versatile vocal group. The British octet performs repertoire ranging from Renaissance polyphony to modern jazz and pop arrangements.
The Escher String Quartet has received acclaim for its profound musical insight and rare tonal beauty. Avery Fisher Career Grant recipients, the Eschers were recognized and championed by none other than the Emerson String Quartet, from which the group's rise has been swift: BBC New Generation Artist; appearances on the Young Artists Program at Canada's National Arts Centre; to being named Artists of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.
Beethoven: Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 127
Webern: Five Pieces for Quartet, Op. 5
Debussy: Quartet in G minor, Op. 10
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