Sunday 25 February 2018 7:30PM

Pieter Wispelwey cello; Alasdair Beatson piano

Reger and Brahms


  • Pieter Wispelwey cello
  • Alasdair Beatson piano

Max Reger followed Brahms to become one of Germany’s greatest champions of absolute music as a composer of works that explore the colours and contrasts of sound.

Pieter Wispelwey unites Brahms and Reger in this fascinating programme.

  • Supported by CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust
  • Max Reger (1873-1916)
      • 3 Suites for Cello Op. 131c
        • Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor
  • Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
        • Sonata Op. 78 (cello transcription of Violin Sonata)
  • Interval
  • Johannes Brahms
        • Clarinet Sonata in F minor Op. 120 No. 1 (arr. Pieter Wispelwey for cello and piano)
        • Clarinet Sonata in E flat major Op. 120 No. 2 (arr. Pieter Wispelwey for cello and piano)
  • Encore
  • Johannes Brahms
      • Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major Op. 100
        • III. Allegretto grazioso (arr. for cello and piano)

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