An accurate and virtuosic take on Mendelssohn’s works for cello and piano


'I cannot imagine these Mendelssohn pieces played with a deeper understanding, not just of their supreme logic, but of the opportunities within that logic for expressive freedoms, always bearing in mind that these demand the utmost tact and accuracy of timing.'



Variations concertantes, Op. 17; Sonatas Nos 1 & 2; Romance sans paroles, Op. 109; Assai Tranquillo (Albumblatt)

Christian Poltéra (cello), Ronald Brautigam (piano)

BIS BIS-2187 60:26 mins


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