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L'Influence de Chopin

Jean-Guihen Queyras - Alexander Melnikov

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Saturday, 26 November 2016 — 3:00pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique


  • Frédéric Chopin
    Sonate pour violoncelle et piano en sol mineur op. 65
  • Sergueï Rachmaninov
    Variations sur un thème de Chopin op. 22
  • Sergueï Rachmaninov
    Sonate pour violoncelle et piano en sol mineur op. 19


  • Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello
  • Alexander Melnikov, piano
Rachmaninoff shared the opinion of his friend, the pianist Rubinstein, that 'every note of Chopin's is pure gold'. Alexander Melnikov 's recital with Jean-Guihen Queyras allows us to observe and enjoy the proximity between Chopin and Rachmaninoff, two giants in the history of piano.

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Talks & Debates

Rencontre avec Alexandre Tharaud


Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 65: Allegro - Moderato
Variations On a Theme of Chopin: Theme
Cello Sonata In G Minor Op.19 : II Allegro Scherzando