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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Schumann Cello Concerto Premiered

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.

 

STEVEN ISSERLIS | SCHUMANN CELLO CONCERTO | EMMANUEL KRIVINE & CHAMBRE PHILHARMONIQUE 

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