Schumann Cello Concerto Premiered On This Day in 1860 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Robert Schumann's Cello Concerto in A Minor premiered on this day in 1860 - four years after the composer’s death

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Robert Schumann's Cello Concerto in A Minor premiered on this day in 1860 - four years after the composer’s death.

The first performance was given by cello virtuoso Ludwig Ebert - at the Leipzig Conservatory.

It’s believed the work, a much performed standard in today’s cello repertoire, was completed in a period of less than two weeks.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tm45E8kOR0&showinfo=0&autohide=1

STEVEN ISSERLIS | SCHUMANN CELLO CONCERTO IN A MINOR | EMMANUEL KRIVINE & CHAMBRE PHILHARMONIQUE