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Britten: Suites For Solo Cello / Jean-Guihen Queyras


Release Date: 03/12/2013 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 1951670   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Jean-Guihen Queyras
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

At the age of eighteen, Jean-Guihen Queyras won the prize as the most promising young musician in the Mstislav Rostropovich Competition. In the same year, he also took third prize in the Munich International Competition, and has been hailed as "One of the most brilliant French cellists of his generation" (Le Monde de la Musique). On this reissue, he plays the Britten Suites for Solo Cello, written between 1964 and 1971 and dedicated to Mstislav Rostropovich. - Harmonia Mundi At the age of eighteen, Jean-Guihen Queyras won the prize as the most promising young musician in the Mstislav Rostropovich Competition. In the same year, he also took third prize in the Munich International Competition, and has been hailed as "One of the most brilliant French cellists of his generation" (Le Monde de la Musique). On this reissue, he plays the Britten Suites for Solo Cello, written between 1964 and 1971 and dedicated to Mstislav Rostropovich. - Harmonia Mundi Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Suite for Cello solo no 1, Op. 72 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Jean-Guihen Queyras (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; England 
Date of Recording: 03/1998 
Length: 22 Minutes 45 Secs. 
2. Suite for Cello solo no 2, Op. 80 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Jean-Guihen Queyras (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; England 
Date of Recording: 03/1998 
Length: 22 Minutes 7 Secs. 
3. Suite for Cello solo no 3, Op. 87 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Jean-Guihen Queyras (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972; England 
Date of Recording: 03/1998 
Length: 20 Minutes 3 Secs. 

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