OUT NOW | Cellist Nadège Rochat Releases Dvořák and Caplet Cello Concertos


 

The brand new album options Antonín Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104 and André Caplet’s Epiphanie (d’après une légende éthiopienne). 

Dvořák’s B minor Cello Concerto was written between November 1894 and February 1895 and stays to this present day as one of the crucial well-liked items within the cello repertoire. 

Throughout this time, the Bohemian composer was within the U.S. serving because the director of the Nationwide Conservatory of Music of America, the place he stayed from 1892 to 1895. 

As Claude Debussy’s closest collaborator, French composer Caplet was described by Debussy in a letter to Georges Jean-Aubry in 1908 as having a “reward for evoking ambiance” and “uncommon sense of proportion” in composition. 

Caplet’s Épiphanie Op. 22 was written in 1923. Devoted to his son on his birthday, it stands as one in every of his final works earlier than his demise two years later.

“These two items are my best works,” Caplet wrote to his spouse in 1923 on his Épiphanie and Le Miroir de Jésus. “It’s thus solely pure that I ought to dedicate them to my family members,” he added. The latter piece was devoted to his spouse. 

To take heed to and buy the album, click on right here.

Nadège Rochat was born in Geneva in 1991 and raised in France. At 15, she moved to Germany to review on the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz with Maria Kliegel. She later turned Kliegel’s educating assistant between 2016 and 2018 and can also be a graduate of London’s Royal Academy of Music learning beneath Robert Cohen

A brief video on the recording of the album with Benjamin Levy and the Royal Scottish Nationwide Orchestra (RSNO) may be watched under. 

 

 

 

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