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Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85

By 

Edward Elgar

Edward Elgar's "Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85," composed in 1919 in the post-World War I era, is a profound testament to the emotional turmoil of the time. This work, characterized by its deep introspection, is a core piece in the cello concerto repertoire. With four movements, it encapsulates Elgar's personal struggles and the haunting themes that pervade the concerto. Noted for its lyrical elegance and melancholic character, the concerto presents a formidable challenge to cellists, demanding both technical virtuosity and the capacity to convey the composition's intense emotional depth. It remains a beloved and cherished gem in classical music.

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Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85

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Julian Schwarz

Join esteemed American cellist Julian Schwarz for an in-depth look at one of the most autumnal works in the repertoire: the Elgar Concerto. From the iconic opening chords to the haunting coda and everything in between, this concerto challenges you to flex your interpretive muscle as much as it does your technical facility. Schwarz shares a panoramic view of this essential work, projecting every nuance using a highly creative approach to bowing, slides, left-hand technique, and overall relationship with the instrument.

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