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Debussy, Honegger, Fauré / Kate Dillingham, Blair Mcmillen


Release Date: 10/28/2003 
Label:  Connoisseur Society   Catalog #: 4245   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Claude DebussyArthur HoneggerGabriel Fauré
Performer:  Kate DillinghamBlair McMillen
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Cellist Kate Dillingham made her first appearance with orchestra in 1998 with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra "The Seasons" at the Gneissin Institute in Moscow and with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic at the Yusupov Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia. Since then, she has enjoyed an active career as a soloist and collaborative artist in the United States and abroad. A student of Bernard Greenhouse, she was awarded a full scholarship to attend and later, graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers University. She furthered her studies with Maria Tchaikovskaya at the Moscow Conservatory. In 1999, she recorded Concertos nos. 1 and 2 of Haydn with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra "The Seasons" in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory which is also Read more available on Connoisseur Records No. CS4243. She made her New York debut at Merkin Hall in April, 2002, where she premiered two works; Chant by Augusta Read Thomas and Suite for Solo Cello by Jennifer Higdon. The press deemed her "an excellent cellist, dignified, intelligent and compelling. An adventurous, dedicated champion of contemporary music, she performed with admirable control, conviction and authority." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Cello and Piano by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Kate Dillingham (Cello), Blair McMillen (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; France 
2. Rêverie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Blair McMillen (Piano), Kate Dillingham (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890; France 
3. Préludes, Book 1: no 12, Minstrels by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Kate Dillingham (Cello), Blair McMillen (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
4. Ariettes oubliées: no 2, Il pleure dans mon coeur by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Blair McMillen (Piano), Kate Dillingham (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1885-1888; France 
5. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Blair McMillen (Piano), Kate Dillingham (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
6. Suite bergamasque: 2nd movement, Menuet by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Blair McMillen (Piano), Kate Dillingham (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
7. Sonata for Cello and Piano by Arthur Honegger
Performer:  Blair McMillen (Piano), Kate Dillingham (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; France 
8. Sonatina for Cello and Piano by Arthur Honegger
Performer:  Blair McMillen (Piano), Kate Dillingham (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Notes: Composition written: France (1921 - 1922). 
9. Elégie for Cello and Piano, Op. 24 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Blair McMillen (Piano), Kate Dillingham (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
10. Après un rêve, Op. 7 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Blair McMillen (Piano), Kate Dillingham (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 

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