OUT NOW | Cellist Leonard Elschenbroich's New CD: 'Beethoven Cello Sonatas' [LISTEN]

Onyx Records has announced the release of German cellist Leonard Elschenbroich's new album: 'Beethoven: Sonatas for Cello and Piano'

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Onyx Records has this week announced the release of German cellist Leonard Elschenbroich's new album: Beethoven: Sonatas for Cello and Piano.

Recorded with pianist Alexei Grynyuk, the disc features all 5 Beethoven Cello Sonatas - plus Beethoven's own cello transcription of his Horn Sonata in F Major, Op. 17.

''Since we started performing all the Beethoven Sonatas as a recital program ten years ago, it was our dream to record them ... " Leonard has told The Violin Channel.

''Leading up to the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, we are proud to release an album of his six cello sonatas - including his own little-known arrangement of the Horn Sonata ... " he has said.

"We are especially excited about the release on vinyl - made at London’s Abbey Road."

 

Beethoven Sonatas for Cello and Piano

Leonard Elschenbroich, Cello

Alexei Grynyuk, Piano

Label: Onyx Records

Release Date: May 3, 2019