This single-movement sonata for cello and piano, Evgeny Kissin’s Opus 2, evokes a sombre, melancholic ballad. The approximately ten-minute work from 2016 places high demands on both instrumentalists in its execution. Having rehearsed the sonata in close consultation with the composer and performed it, Steven Isserlis contributes fingerings and bowings in an additional cello part. A marvellous addition to the cello repertoire!
- Violoncello Sonata op. 2