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Beethoven's Cellists

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The Yamaha Recital Space at Atelier Rosemarie Umetsu

310 Davenport Road

Toronto, ON M5R 1K6

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Through extensive historical research VC2 has identified several cellist-composers that were close to Beethoven. Though Beethoven himself was not a cellist, he was the first major composer to take the cello seriously, and left behind five sonatas that are at the core of the repertoire. The programme is comprised of pieces by Beethoven’s cellist colleagues, including Anton Kraft, Bernhard Romberg and Jean-Louis Duport, as well as five new works written by Canadian cellist-composers*, based on the aforementioned sonatas.


The programme focuses on telling the story of Beethoven’s life through the eyes of these cellists, which is a viewpoint not frequently expressed despite the fact that they played a large role in his musical development. The five new works shed light on Beethoven’s sonatas and span a number of musical genres including jazz, contemporary, world music and heavy metal.


*Featuring new works by Andrew Downing, Fjola Evans, Raphael Weinroth-Browne, Matt Brubeck and Hunter Coblentz.

This programme would not have been possible without the generous and continuing support of Shauna Rolston.

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The Yamaha Recital Space at Atelier Rosemarie Umetsu

310 Davenport Road

Toronto, ON M5R 1K6

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