Sunday 1 July 2018 11:30AM

Veronika Eberle; Alban Gerhardt; Edicson Ruiz; José Gallardo

Romantic Grand Duos of the 19th Century


  • Veronika Eberle violin
  • Alban Gerhardt cello
  • Edicson Ruiz double bass
  • José Gallardo piano

Grand duos don’t come much grander than Bottesini’s for double bass and other instruments. Venezuelan double bass player Edicson Ruiz, the youngest musician to join the Berliner Philharmoniker since the 1800s, and three close musical friends illuminate their dazzling virtuosity.

  • Giovanni Bottesini (1821-1889)
        • Gran duo concertante for violin, double bass and piano
  • Adrien François Servais (1807-1866)
        • Grand Duo de Concert sur deux airs nationaux anglais
  • Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst (1814-1865)
        • Elegy (arr. for double bass)
  • Giovanni Bottesini
        • Duo concertante for double bass and cello on themes of I Puritani by Bellini

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