Audio

Below are a number of audio excerpts from Alban Gerhardt’s albums, live concerts, radio appearances, and more.

Albums

From Max Reger Cello Sonatas

Sonata No 1: Allegro maestoso ma appassionato
Sonata No 1: Adagio con gran affetto — Più mosso assai
Sonata No 1: Allegro (un poco scherzando)
Suite No 1: Präludium: Vivace
Suite No 1: Adagio
Sonata No 2: Intermezzo: Poco sostenuto (Quasi adagio)
Sonata No 2: Agitato
Sonata No 2: Prestissimo assai
Sonata No 2: Intermezzo: Poco sostenuto (Quasi adagio)
Sonata No 2: Allegretto con grazia (Quasi allegro)
Suite No 2: Präludium: Largo
Suite No 2: Gavotte: Allegretto
Suite No 2: Largo
Suite No 2: Gigue: Vivace
Sonata No 3: Allegro con brio
Sonata No 3: Vivacissimo
Sonata No 3: con variazioni
Sonata No 3: Allegro vivace
Suite No 3: Präludium: Sostenuto
Suite No 3: Scherzo: Vivace
Suite No 3: Andante con variazioni
Sonata No 4: Allegro moderato
Sonata No 4: Presto
Sonata No 4: Largo
Sonata No 4: Allegretto con grazia

From The Romantic Cello Concerto II

Robert Volkmann: Cello Concerto in A minor
Albert Dietrich: Cello Concerto in G minor
Friedrich Gernsheim: Cello Concerto in E minor
Robert Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor

From Shostakovich & Schnittke Cello Sonatas

Shostakovich: Sonata in D minor – Allegro non troppo – Largo
Shostakovich: Sonata in D minor - Largo
Shostakovich: Sonata in D minor - Allegro
Schnittke: Sonata No. 1 - Presto
Schnittke: Sonata No. 1 – Largo
Shostakovich: Eight Little Pieces - The Clockwork Doll
Shostakovich: Eight Little Pieces – Spring Waltz
Shostakovich: Eight Little Pieces - Nocturne from The Gadfly
Shostakovich: Eight Little Pieces - Moderato

From The Romantic Cello Concerto I

Dohnányi: Konzertstück - Allegro Non Troppo
Enescu: Symphonie Concertante - Majestueux
D'Albert: Cello Concerto - Allegro vivace - Allegro molto

From Solo Cello

Britten: Suite for Solo Cello - Moto perpetuo e Canto
Bach: Suite No. 5 - Sarabande
Kodály: Sonata for Solo Cello - Allegro maestoso

From Frank Bridge

Oration for Cello and Orchestra

From Anton Rubinstein

Concerto - Moderato con moto
Concerto - Adagio
Concerto - Allegro con fuoco

From Spanish Encores

Manuel de Falla: Danse Espagnole No. 1
Enrique Granados: Tonadilla No. 1
Enrique Granados: Intermezzo
Gaspar Cassadó: Lamento de Boabdil
Gaspar Cassadó: Requiebros
Maurice Ravel: Alborada del Gracioso

From Brahms Sonatas

Sonata Op. 78 No. 1 - Vivace ma non troppo
Sonata Op. 78 No. 1 - Adagio
Sonata Op. 99 No. 2 - Adagio affetuoso

From Kodàly, Debussy, de Falla Kreisler, Paganini

Manuel de Falla: Suite populaire espagnole - El Pano moruno
Fritz Kreisler: Tambourine chinois

From Bach, Brahms, Schubert

Schubert: Sonate für Arpeggione - Allegro moderato
Bach: Suite No. 6 - Prélude
Bach: Suite No. 6 - Courante

From Wandering Soul

Peter Kuhlmann: Wandering Soul (Excerpt)

Live Concerts

October 26, 2006 – Odense Koncerthus
Odense Symfoniorkester and Paul Mann
Prokofiev Satz Sinfonia Concertante: I. Andante
Prokofiev Satz Sinfonia Concertante: II. Allegro
Prokofiev Satz Sinfonia Concertante: III. Andante con moto / Allegretto / Allegro marcato
May 21, 2006 – Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels
Orchestre National de Belgique under Walter Weller
Haydn Concerto No. 2 in D Major: Allegro moderato
Haydn Concerto No. 2 in D Major: Rondo – Allegro
October 21, 2005 – Verizon Hall, Philadelphia
Debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra and James Conlon
Dvorak Cello Concerto: Allegro
Dvorak Cello Concert: Adagio ma non troppo
Dvorak Cello Concert: Finale - Allegro moderato
April 21, 2005 – Symphony Hall, Boston
Boston Symphony Debut with Christoph von Dohnanyi
Schumann Cello Concerto: Nicht zu schnell
Schumann Cello Concerto: Langsam
Schumann Cello Concerto: Sehr lebhaft
March 3, 2002 – Stadtmuseum Siegburg
Cécile Licad, piano
Beethoven: Sonata No. 3 in A-Major, Op. 69
Chopin: Sonata in g-minor, Op. 65
Arvo Pärt: Fratres
Shostakovich: Sonata in d-minor, Op. 40
Britten: Sonata in C-Major, Op. 65
July 1, 1999 – Westcork Chamber Music Festival, Ireland
Kodály Sonata: Allegro maestoso ma appassionato
Kodály Sonata: Allegro molto vivace
April 10, 1999 – Dumbarton Concert Series, D.C.
Beethoven Sonata Op. 102 – Allegro
November 16, 1998 – Dortmunder Opernhaus
Philharmonisches Orchester Dortmund with Jia Lü, conductor
Elgar Concerto: Adagio – Moderato
Elgar Concerto: Lento – Allegro molto

Audio Appetizers

BBC Philharmonic and Neeme Järvi
Manchester, BBC Studio, March 5, 2001
Antonin Dvorak — Concerto op. 104: Allegro
Antonin Dvorak — Concerto op. 104: Adagio ma non troppo
Antonin Dvorak — Concerto op. 104: Finale: Allegro moderato
Jeuness Music World Orch. and C. Kalmar
Berlin Philharmonic Hall, January 7, 2001
Samuel Barber — Concerto op. 22: Allegro moderato
Samuel Barber — Concerto op. 22: Andante Sostenuto
Samuel Barber — Concerto op. 22: Molto allegro ed appassionato
Scottish BBC and Ilan Volkov
Glasgow, BBC Studios, February 9, 2001
P. I. Tchaikovsky — Rococo Variations op. 33: Variation 4
P. I. Tchaikovsky — Rococo Variations op. 33: Variation 6
P. I. Tchaikovsky — Rococo Variations op. 33: Variation 7
Orchestre Suisse Romande and Fabio Luisi
Locarno, Aug 28, 2000
C. Saint-Saëns – Concerto No. 1 op. 33C. Saint-Saëns – Concerto No. 1 op. 33: Allegro non troppo (excerpt 1)
C. Saint-Saëns – Concerto No. 1 op. 33C. Saint-Saëns – Concerto No. 1 op. 33: Allegro non troppo (excerpt 2)
C. Saint-Saëns – Concerto No. 1 op. 33C. Saint-Saëns – Concerto No. 1 op. 33: Allegretto con moto
C. Saint-Saëns – Concerto No. 1 op. 33C. Saint-Saëns – Concerto No. 1 op. 33: Allegro non troppo (excerpt 1)
C. Saint-Saëns – Concerto No. 1 op. 33C. Saint-Saëns – Concerto No. 1 op. 33: Allegro non troppo (excerpt 2)
Royal Scottish National and A. Lazarew
Royal Albert Hall, Aug 10, 2000
D. Shostakovich – Concerto No. 1 op. 107: Alegretto (excerpt 1)
D. Shostakovich – Concerto No. 1 op. 107: Alegretto (excerpt 2)
D. Shostakovich – Concerto No. 1 op. 107: Alegretto (excerpt 3)
D. Shostakovich – Concerto No. 1 op. 107: Moderato (excerpt 1)
D. Shostakovich – Concerto No. 1 op. 107: Moderato (excerpt 2)
D. Shostakovich – Concerto No. 1 op. 107: Cadenza (excerpt 1)
D. Shostakovich – Concerto No. 1 op. 107: Cadenza (excerpt 2)
D. Shostakovich – Concerto No. 1 op. 107: Allegro con moto
Sinfonica Barcelona and K.A.Rickenbacher
Barcelona, Production, May 22, 2000
Frederic Jacobi – Concerto: Allegro Cantabile
Frederic Jacobi – Concerto: Allegretto
Scottish BBC and Paul Mann
Ayr, Town Hall, March 9, 2000
Frank Bridge – Oration (Concerto Elegiaco): Allegro
Frank Bridge – Oration (Concerto Elegiaco): Allegro giusto
Frank Bridge – Oration (Concerto Elegiaco): Tranquillo
Frank Bridge – Oration (Concerto Elegiaco): Cadenza
Frank Bridge – Oration (Concerto Elegiaco): Lento
Orchestre Suisse Romande and Fabio Luisi
Victoria Hall in Geneva, Jan 12, 2000
William Walton – Concerto: Moderato
William Walton – Concerto: Allegro appassionato
William Walton – Concerto: Lento
William Walton – Concerto: Cadenza
Cologne Chamberorchestra
Cologne Philharmonic Hall. Oct 17, 1998
Joseph Haydn – Concerto in C Major: Moderato
Joseph Haydn – Concerto in C Major: Adagio
Joseph Haydn – Concerto in C Major: Finale: Allegro Molto
Augsburg Philharmonic and Peter Gühlke
World Premier, June 13, 1995
M. Herchenröder – Concerto (1995): Quasi Andante (excerpt 1)
M. Herchenröder – Concerto (1995): Quasi Andante (excerpt 2)