Synopsis by Mark Deming
Cellist Mstislav Rostropovich and pianist Sviatoslav Richter offer their own distinctive interpretations of Beethoven's sonatas for their instruments in this digitally refurbished footage of a classic recital from Edinburgh's Usher Hall in 1964. Rostropovich/Richter: Beethoven -- The Cello Sonatas features Beethoven's five sonatas for cello and piano, as well as Mendelssohn's "Variations Serisuses, Op. 54" as an encore.
cello, pianist, piano