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Details

St Nicholas Church
Church Green
Harpenden
Herts
AL5 2TP
England


Programme

Ludwig Van BeethovenCello Sonata no.1 in F major, Op.5 no.1
Ludwig Van BeethovenCello Sonata no.4 in C major, Op.102 no.1
Ludwig Van BeethovenCello Sonata no.5 in D major, Op.102 no.2

Performers

Guy Johnston – cello
Huw Watkins – Piano

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Programme Note

Beethoven's five sonatas for cello and piano were composed at key points in his life and as such offer a fascinating glimpse into his creative development, from the youthful exuberance, wit and vitality of the Opus 5 Sonatas to the Opus 102 Sonatas, which express an almost transcendental spirituality.

Born in Hertfordshire, Guy Johnston has secured a reputation as one of the finest cellists of his generation. We can expect profound interpretations of these daring and increasingly visionary masterpieces by Beethoven. A marvellous way to bring the 2022 Festival to a close.

Book for both recitals and save £10 in the nave/£5 in the aisles

Part of Hertfordshire Festival of Music 2022 - find out more here

 

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