Karine Georgian cellist

Videos

A longing for home
A longing for home: Karine Georgian and the late Vladimir Krainev play Rachmaninoff’s Cello Sonata in the composer’s beloved family home, which he left for ever in 1918 but which still contains his furniture and his pianos, at Ivanovka deep in the Russian countryside.
Rachmaninoff’s Cello Sonata 3rd Movement
Karine Georgian and the late Vladimir Krainev play the slow movement of Rachmaninoff’s Cello Sonata, in the film A longing for home
Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations
Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme performed live with the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Yuri Simonov.
Khachaturian’s Cello Rhapsody
Signature 1975 recording of this virtuosic hymn to the rich treasury of Armenian folk melodies, conducted by the composer with his young compatriot Karine Georgian, Gold Medal winner of the Tchaikovsky Competition and former student of the man for whom it was written, Mstislav Rostropovich.

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Samuel Barber’s Cello Sonata
Private videocam recording from a live performance with Ian Munro of Barber’s romantic, highly expressive Cello Sonata in the mediaeval Great Hall at Dartington in Devon during the 1996 International Summer School.
Debussy’s Cello Sonata
Private videocam recording from a live performance with Ian Munro of one of Debussy’s last works, his Cello Sonata of 1915. This short sonata distils a lifetime of musical and emotional experience, infused with the composer’s deep sadness at the waste and suffering of the First World War. The recording was made in the mediaeval Great Hall at Dartington in Devon during the 1997 International Summer School.
Neubauer Duet in B-flat major for two cellos, Op.10
Recorded by Natalia Gutman and Karine Georgian in 1977.
Tigran Mansurian cello concerto
Armenian State Symphony Orchestra, David Khandzhyan (conductor), Karine Georgian (cello).
Dimitri Smirnov cello concerto
Dmitri N. Smirnov: Cello Concerto, op74 (1992) Dedicated to Karine Georgian. BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor) and Karine Georgian (cello)
Elena Firsova: Chamber (cello) concerto No. 5
Elena Firsova: Chamber (cello) concerto No. 5 Op. 78 1996 for violoncello, celesta, harp and strings (4/3/3/2/1)

Commissioned by the Internationale Kammermusik-Akademie Kronberg and dedicated to Karine Georgian one movement: Lento Duration: 16 First performance: 16 October 1997, Kronberg

Bayerische Kammerphilharmonie, Werner A. Albert (conductor), Karine Georgian (violoncello)

Beethoven Symphony No.2 movement 1
Beethoven Symphony No. 2
(arr Beethoven for piano trio)
Movement 1: Adagio molto – Allegro

London Soloists Ensemble: John Lenehan (piano), Lorraine McAslan (violin), Karine Georgian (cello)

Beethoven Symphony No.2 movement 2
Beethoven Symphony No. 2
(arr Beethoven for piano trio)
Movement 2: Larghetto

London Soloists Ensemble: John Lenehan (piano), Lorraine McAslan (violin), Karine Georgian (cello)

Beethoven Symphony No.2 movement 3
Beethoven Symphony No. 2
(arr Beethoven for piano trio)
Movement 3: Scherzo, Allegro

London Soloists Ensemble: John Lenehan (piano), Lorraine McAslan (violin), Karine Georgian (cello)

Beethoven Symphony No.2 movement 4
Beethoven Symphony No. 2
(arr Beethoven for piano trio)
Movement 4: Molto allegro

London Soloists Ensemble: John Lenehan (piano), Lorraine McAslan (violin), Karine Georgian (cello)

Beethoven Symphony No.2 movement 4
Beethoven Symphony No. 2
(arr Beethoven for piano trio)
Movement 4: Molto allegro

London Soloists Ensemble: John Lenehan (piano), Lorraine McAslan (violin), Karine Georgian (cello)

Haydn Symphony No. 97, Finale
Haydn Symphony No. 97 in C (arranged Lachnith)
Finale, Presto assai

London Soloists Ensemble: John Lenehan (piano), Lorraine McAslan (violin), Karine Georgian (cello)

Mozart Piano Concerto K503, Allegretto
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 25 in C, K503 (arranged Hummel)
Allegretto

London Soloists Ensemble: John Lenehan (piano), William Bennett (flute), Lorraine McAslan (violin), Karine Georgian (cello)

Mozart Piano Concerto K503, Allegro Maestoso
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 25 in C, K503 (arranged Hummel)
Allegro Maestoso

London Soloists Ensemble: John Lenehan (piano), William Bennett (flute), Lorraine McAslan (violin), Karine Georgian (cello)