Sunday 31 December 2017 11:30AM
Gary Hoffman cello; David Selig piano
Beethoven and Mendelssohn
- Gary Hoffman cello
- David Selig piano
Beethoven wrote his sprightly set of variations on Mozart’s hit tune ‘Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen’ from The Magic Flute during a visit to Berlin in 1796.
Gary Hoffman, one of today’s finest cellists, presents this joyful work in company with two captivating celebrations of melody, the cello sonatas Opp. 69 & 102 No. 1.
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
- 12 Variations on 'Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen' from Mozart's Die Zauberflöte in F major Op. 66
- Cello Sonata in C major Op. 102 No. 1
- Cello Sonata in A major Op. 69
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Cello Sonata No. 1 in B flat major Op. 45
- II. Andante
- Cello Sonata No. 1 in B flat major Op. 45