Synopsis by Mark Deming
The celebrated French cellist Pierre Fournier is captured in his element in this performance video, which is collected from recitals filmed between 1965 and 1970. Classic Archive: Schumann/Saint-Saens/Beethoven/Fournier includes performances of Robert Schumann's Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 129, Camille Saint-Saëns' Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 33, Chopin's Introduction and Polonaise Brillante, Op.3, and three selections from Beethoven.
cello, classical-music, concert