A fascinating program of Britten classics – enchanting, profound and engaging – is offered by CMS as a centenary tribute to the greatest English composer of the 20th Century.  This program, in celebration of Britten’s 100th birthday, culminates with the 1961 cello sonata composed for his close friend and collaborator Mstislav Rostropovich.

  • Suite for Violin and Piano, Op. 6 (1934-35)
  • Two Insect Pieces for Oboe and Piano (1935)
  • Phantasy Quartet for Oboe and String Trio, Op. 2 (1932)
  • Three Divertimenti for String Quartet (1936)
  • Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac for Tenor, Countertenor and Piano, Op. 51 (1952)
  • Sonata in C for Cello and Piano, Op. 65 (1961)

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