Nicolas AltstaedtVioloncello›› www.nicolasaltstaedt.com

Programmes
2018/2019

SOLO

Bach: Cello Suite No. 1 G major BWV
Bach: Cello Suite No. 2 D minor BWV1008
Bach: Cello Suite No. 3 C major BWV 1009
Bach: Cello Suite No. 4 E flat major BWV 1010
Bach: Cello Suite No. 5 C minor BWV 1011
Bach: Cello Suite No. 6 D major BWV 1012

DUO – with Fazil Say (piano)

Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano D minor
Say: “Dört Sehir” Sonata for Cello and Piano Op. 41
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Janacek: Pohàdka (fairy tale) for Cello and Piano
Shostakovich: Sonata for Cello and Piano D minor Op. 40

DUO – with Alexander Lonquich (piano)

Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano F major Op. 5 No. 1
Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano G minor Op. 5 No. 2
Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 3, Op. 69
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Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano n° 4 C major, Op. 102 No. 1
Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano n° 5 D major, Op. 102 No. 2
2017/2018

SOLO

Bach: Cello Suite No. 5 C minor BWV 1011
Britten: Cello Suite No. 3 Op. 87
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Bach: Cello Suite No. 1 G major BWV
Dutilleux: Trois strophes sur le nom de SACHER
Bach: Cello Suite No. 3 C major BWV 1009

Bach: Cello Suite No. 2 D minor BWV
Solima: Alone
Bach: Cello Suite No. 4 E flat major BWV 1010
Vine: “Inner World” for Cello and tape
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Bach: Cello Suite No. 6 D major BWV 1012

DUO – with Alexander Lonquich (piano)

Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano F major Op. 5 No. 1
Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano G minor Op. 5 No. 2
Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 3, Op. 69
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Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano n° 4 C major, Op. 102 No. 1
Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano n° 5 D major, Op. 102 No. 2

DUO – with Pekka Kuusisto (violin)

Bach: Inventions for two voices/ two-part inventions
Widmann: : 24 Duos Book II for Violin and Cello
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Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello A minor (Duo Sonata)
Kodaly: Duo for Violin and Cello Op. 7

DUO – with Fazil Say (piano)

Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano D minor
Say: “Dört Sehir” Sonata for Cello and Piano Op. 41
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Janacek: Pohàdka (fairy tale) for Cello and Piano
Shostakovich: Sonata for Cello and Piano D minor Op. 40

„LOST“ – with Hauschka (music; prepared piano)
Cello solo (Nicolas Altstaedt), prepared piano(Hauschka) and 8 strings


Based on Frederico Fellinis filmscript of “The journey of Giuseppe Mastornas” Nicolas Altstaedt asked the musician and composer Hauschka to write six movements for Cello, prepared piano and chamber-ensemble. It is a story about a metaphysical journey to hereafter, about the longing towards a life after death, and the wish to meet your loved ones there. A long way home …
The look back is simultaneously a warning: Live with mindfulness, here and now.
As of January 2017 / Subject to changes
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