Concert

Gautier Capuçon performs Brahms and Grieg — With Kim Bernard

Verbier Festival 2022

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Gautier Capuçon — Cellist
Kim Bernard — Pianist

Program notes

Exceptional cellist Gautier Capuçon and prodigy Kim Bernard join forces at the Verbier Church to perform Romantic sonatas by Brahms and Grieg!

Brahms’s Cello Sonata No. 1 in E Minor (1862–1865) is distinctly Baroque in character, demonstrating the composer’s life-long interest in the music of J.S. Bach. The first movement echoes the Third Contrapunctus of Bach’s The Art of Fugue, while the second evokes a Baroque-style minuet, and the last is fugal in structure. However, Brahms likewise remains rooted in an innovative Romantic tradition by blending vast dynamic contrast and chromatic harmony throughout this sonata.

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Directed by:
Corentin Leconte
Venue: Verbier Church (Verbier, Switzerland)
Broadcast date: Saturday, July 30, 2022, 9:00 AM
Production date: 2022
Production: © Idéale Audience

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Sunday, October 30, 2022