The Ladies’ Morning Musical Club presents

Alban Gerhardt and Steven Osborne

An unerring musical instinct, intense emotionality and a natural, arresting stage presence are the defining qualities of German cellist Alban Gerhardt. Over the past decade he has established himself among the leading practitioners of his instrument. His sound is unmistakable and his interpretations of the repertory are distinguished in their originality. He has performed as soloist with many internationally-renowned orchestras including the Berlin Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, and London Philharmonic. In 1993, Gerhardt won the Leonard Rose International Cello Competition sponsored by the University of Maryland, College Park. Reviewing his prize concert in Alice Tully Hall for the New York Times, Allan Kozinn noted that Gerhardt “played with the burnished tone, focused intonation, and technical dexterity that one expects of young soloists in these days of high-gloss conservatory training.” At the 2009 BBC Proms, he premiered a cello concerto by Unsuk Chin, which he has continued to perform around the world. Gerhardt plays a cello made in 1710 by Matteo Gofriller. 6th LMMC concert.

Pianist Steven Osborne is one of Britain’s most treasured musicians. He won first prize at the pretigious Clara Haskil International Piano Competition (1991) and the Namburg International Competition (1997) and was one of the first BBC New Generation Artists. Steven Osborne is Visiting Professor at the Royal Academy of Music, Patron of the Lammermuir Festival and as of 2014, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. LMMC Debut.


SCHUMANN (1810–1856)
Fünf Stücke im Volkston,
Opus 102 (1849)

SCHNITTKE (1934–1998)
Sonata No. 1 (1978)

MESSIAEN (1908–1992)
Louange à l’Éternité de Jésus (1941)

SCHUMANN (1810–1856)
Adagio and Allegro, Opus 70 (1849)

BRAHMS (1833–1897)
Sonata No. 2 in F major,
Opus 99 (1886)

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