Richard Strauss: Don Quixote

Maximilian Hornung, former principal cellist of the Symphonieorchester, dedicates an album to the cellomusic of Richard Strauss in the year of the 150. birthday of the composer. The great tone poem "Don Quixote" is a live-recording with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, conducted by Bernard Haitink. Also on this CD: the early Strauss Cello Sonata.

Richard Strauss

Don Quixote, op 35*
(Phantastische Variationen über ein Thema ritterlichen Charakters)
Sonata F-Major for Violoncello and Piano, op. 6°

Maximilian Hornung, Violoncello
Hermann Menninghaus, Viola
Paul Rivinius, Piano

* = with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks*
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
December 2012 (Don Quixote) / May 2014

Label: Sony Classical 888430470729 (Koproduktion mit BR-KLASSIK)