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What I play

If you are looking for a certain piece and it is not there, feel free to suggest that I learn it. In most cases I will be happy to do so. The times when a cellist's repertoire was limited to two handfuls of pieces have long gone, therefore I am constantly learning new works and enjoy doing so. However, even with nearly 50 cello concertos under my belt, there are still a number of works that I have not played but would love to. If you are a conductor or orchestra manager and want to do the Bliss or Sullivan Concertos, or one of the Vieuxtemps Concertos, do not hesitate to ask!

The list below is an indication of what I have done, although I think neiter the duo nor the chamber music lists are complete, and works with an asterisk* are available on commercial recordings.

Repertoire with orchestra

Beethoven, Triple Concerto in C Major, Op 56
Blake, “Diversions“
Boccherini, Concerto in D Major
Boccherini/Grützmacher, Concerto in B Flat Major
Brahms, Double Concerto in A Minor, Op. 102
Britten, Cello Symphony, Op. 68
Bruch, “Kol Nidrei“, Op. 47 
Dohnányi, Concert Piece in D Major, Op. 12
Dutilleux, “Tout un monde lointain …“
Dvořák, Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104
Dvořák, “Silent Woods“, Op. 68/5, & Rondo, Op. 94
Elgar, Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85
Gubaidulina, “Sieben Worte”
Gulda, Concerto
Haydn, Concerto in C Major, Hob. VIIb: 1
Haydn, Concerto in D Major, Hob. VIIb: 2
Haydn, Concerto in D Major, Hob. VIIb: 4
Lalo, Concerto in D Minor
*Martinů, Concertino in C Minor (1924)
Milhaud, Concerto No 1, Op. 136
Monn, Concerto in G Minor
Pfitzner, Concerto in A Minor, Op. post.
*Popper, Suite "Im Walde", Op. 50
Popper, “Hungarian Rhapsody“ op 68
*Popper, Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 8
*Popper, Concerto No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 25
*Popper, Concerto No. 3 in G Major, Op. 59
*Popper, Concerto No. 4 in B Minor, Op. 72
Prokofiev, Sinfonia Concertante op 125
*Rogl, Concerto op 24 (“ViolonChallenges“)
Rudnytsky, “Costa Blanca Suite“
Saint-Saens, Suite, Op. 16
Saint-Saens, Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 33
Schmidinger, Concerto
Schnittke, Concerto No. 1
Schumann, Concerto in A Minor, Op. 129
Shostakovich, Concerto No. 1 in E Flat Major, Op. 107
Shostakovich, Concerto No. 2, Op. 126
Strauss, “Don Quixote“, Op. 33
Strauss, Romanza in F Major, AV 75
Tavener, “The Protecting Veil“
Tchaikovsky, “Rococo Variations”, Op. 33
Tchaikovsky, “Pezzo Capriccioso“, Op. 62
*Vaughan Williams, "Fantasy on Sussex Folk Tunes"
Vanhal, Double Concerto (with double bass) in A Major
Volkmann, Concerto in A Minor
*Whettam, “Concerto Drammatico“
*Whettam, “Ballade Hébraïque“
*Zani, 12 Concertos (complete)

Unaccompanied works

*Bach, Complete Cello Suites
Blake, Prelude from "Benedictus"
Britten, Suite No. 3 op 87
Cassadó, Suite
Crumb, Sonata
Csányi-Wills, "Sharakan"
Dorner, Schumann Variations
Gubaidulina, 10 Preludes
Henze, Serenade
Hindemith, Solo Sonata, Op. 25/3
Kodály, Solo Sonata, Op. 8
*Kurtág, "Az hit ..."
Pintscher, "Figura V"
Reger, Complete Solo Suites
Tagell, Flamenco
*Whettam, Solo Sonata
*Whettam, Romanzas Nos. 1 & 2

Works with one other instrument

*Bach, Sonatas BWV 1027-1029
Baker, Suite for cello and percussion
*Beethoven, Complete Sonatas and Variations
Beethoven, Duo (with viola)
Blake, "Diversions"
Blake, "Jazz Dances"
Bloch, "From Jewish Life"
Bolling, Suite for cello and jazz piano trio
Bottesini, Duetto No. 1 in A Major (with double bass)
Brahms, Sonatas, Opp. 38, 78 and 99
Caix d'Hervelois, Suite
*Castelnuovo-Tedesco, "Figaro"
Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Sonata for viola and cello
Chopin, Sonata, Polonaise and Duo concertant
Debussy, Sonata
*de Falla, Suite populaire Espagnole
Demus, Sonate poétique
d'Indy, Lied
Dohnányi, Sonata
*Dvorák, "Silent Woods", Op. 68/5
*Dvorák, Polonaise, Rondo & Slavonic dances
Fauré, Sonata No. 2
Fauré, Elegie, Op. 24
*Franck, Sonata
Gabrielli, Sonata in G
Gardonyi, Variations (with organ)
*Glière, 12 Album Leaves
*Glière, 8 Duos with violin
*Glière, 10 Duos with cello
*Grützmacher, Five Pieces, Op. 4
*Grützmacher, Hungarian Rhapsody, Op. 7
Gubaidulina, "In Croce" (with organ or bayan)
Gubaidulina, "Freue Dich" (with violin)
Hindemith, Three Pieces, Op. 8
Hindemith, "Ludus minor" (with clarinet)
Hubicki, Two Pieces
*Hummel, Sonata in A Major
*Janácek, "Pohádka"
*Klengel, Concertinos Nos 1-4
*Klengel, Concertpiece in D Minor
Kodály, Duo (with violin)
Marais, Suite
Martinu, Sonatas Nos 1-3
*Martinu, Nocturnes
*Martinu, Rossini & Slavonic Variations
Mendelssohn, Sonatas, Opp. 45 & 58
Mendelssohn, Variations, Op. 17 & Lied, Op. 109
*Merk, "Fleurs d'Italie" (complete)
*Merk, Valses brillantes, Op. 6
*Merk, Air Suisse varié, Op. 32
Mozart/Grützmacher, Sonata in B Flat Major
Mozart/Dorner, Sonata in B Flat Major
*Mozart, Duos K 423 and 424 (with violin or flute)
Piazzolla, Le Grand Tango
*Popper, Suites, Opp. 16, 50, 60 & 69
*Popper, Spanish Dances, Op. 54
Popper, various short pieces
*Poulenc, Sonata
Prokofieff, Sonata
Rachmaninoff, Sonata
Ravel, Sonata (with violin)
*Reger, Complete Sonatas
*Reinecke, Complete Sonatas
*Reinecke, Three Pieces, Op. 146
Rossini, Duo (with double bass)
*Ries, Complete Sonatas
*Ries, Variations on a Russian Air, Op. 72
*Ries, Introduction and a Russian Dance, Op. 131/2
Rubbra, Sonata
Rust, Sonata in F Major
Saint-Saens, Suite, Op. 16
Schnittke, Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2
*Schubert, "Arpeggione"-Sonata, D 821
Schubert/Fournier, Duo D 574
*Schubert/Rummel, "Winterreise" D 911
Schumann, Opp. 70, 73 & 102
Schumann/Grützmacher, Sonata op 105
Schumann/Rummel, "Dichterliebe" op 48
Shostakovich, Sonata Op. 40
*Stiastny, Sonatas Op. 2 (with violoncello)
*Stiastny, Duos Op. 8 (with violoncello)
Strauss, Sonata Op. 6
Stravinsky, Suite italienne
*Vivaldi, Six Sonatas
*Vivaldi/Dallapiccola, Six Sonatas
Villa-Lobos, "Jet Whistle" (with flute)
*Webern, Complete Cello Works
*Whettam, Serenade (with guitar)
*Zani, Complete Divertimenti (with violin)

Piano Trios
Beethoven (complete), Brahms (complete), Chausson, Chopin, Crumb ("Voice of the Whale"), Dvorák ("Dumky"), Eberl (Clarinet Trio), Farrenc (Flute Trio), Feldman, Haydn (various), Hummel (Flute Trio), Korngold, Martinu (Flute Trio), Mendelssohn (opp 49, 113, 114), Mozart (complete), Ravel, Rubbra, Schubert (complete), Shostakovich (op 67), Ries (Flute Trio), Rogl (Saxophone Trio), Rota (Clarinet Trio), Sulzer (Piano Trio and Clarinet Trio), Weber (Flute Trio), Zemlinsky (Clarinet Trio)

Piano Quartets
Brahms (op 25), Dvorák (No 2), Fauré (No 1), Hill, Mahler, Messiaen ("Quatuor pour la fin du temps"), Mozart (complete), Schnittke, Schumann

Piano Quintets
Brahms, Dohnányi (complete), Dvorák, Schönberg/Webern ("Chamber Symphony No 1"), Schubert ("Trout"), Schumann

String Quartets
Beethoven ("Große Fuge"), Haydn ("Sunrise"), Mozart ("Dissonance" and K 575), Puccini ("Crisantemi"), Ravel, Schubert ("Quartettsatz", "Rosamunde"), Verdi

Bach ("Goldberg Variations" as string trio), Beach (Flute Quintet), Beethoven (complete string trios), Berio ("Folk Songs"), Bolling (Suite for cello and Jazz Piano Trio), Brahms (complete quintets and sextets), Bruckner (String Quintet), Francaix (String Trio), Gál (String Trio), Gubaidulina ("Silenzio"), Krása ("Tanec", Passacaglia & Fugue), Mendelssohn (Octet), Mozart (Divertimento K 563, Clarinet Quintet, Flute Quartets, "Sinfonia Concertante" arr. string sextet), Penderecki (Clarinet Quartet), Ries (Flute Trio), Romberg (Divertissement), Roussel (Flute Trio), Saint-Saens ("Carnival of the Animals"), Schnittke (String Trio), Schönberg ("Verklärte Nacht", "Pierrot Lunaire" and Chamber Symphony No. 1), Schubert (Octet, String Quintet and String Trios), Schubert/Matiegka: "Notturno", Shostakovich ("Blok Romances"), Strauss (Sextet from "Capriccio"), Tchaikowsky ("Souvenir de Florence"), Villa-Lobos ("Bachianas Brasileiras"), Weinberg (String Trio) and ca 50 works for multiple cellos.