Before and after the War

The works recorded here, with the obvious exception of Philippe Hersant’s solo, were written between 1930 and 1956. Following the CD that Marc and I had dedicated to the memory of the Jewish..

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CERHA

Despite my old age, I am constantly in search of something new. The path I take invariably leads to my own self. I must therefore constantly reveal new facets of my personality. Intensive musical practice allows the musician to find himself..

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CELLO CONCERTOS

First performed on 30th October 1946 in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory in the very midst of the Soviet turmoil, the Cello Concerto was the last of a series of three concertos, such as those for violin or piano, to be..

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BARTÓK & BAROQUE

"I recall as a young boy my father taking me to visit a family friend in Budapest, Elizabeth Láng, in order to show me a harpsichord. Both my father and I were intrigued by the instrument, especially the capability of coupling the keyboards. He..

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BAROQUESWING 3

The Charl du Plessis Trio is one of the most versatile and respected South African crossover ensembles. The diverse style of music this trio performs ranges from Baroque, Latin, Swing, Classical to Funk and sets..

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Shostakovich

This music draws incredible strength from the violent intersection of an overpowering will to live and the inevitability of death. First comes hope,..

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