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Blog post 3: Upon the launch of Richard Gwilt's Fantasia for 'Cello Alone.

Blog post 3: Upon the launch of Richard Gwilt's Fantasia for 'Cello Alone.

María Alejandra Solana (MAS) speaks with Dutch 'cellist Detmar Leertouwer (DL) upon the launch of the first ever video recording of Richard Gwilts Fantasia for 'Cello Alone.


MAS: Before we get to the first recording, actually video recording of the 'Fantasia', please tell us about the start of this wonderful project. How did you get in touch with the music?
DL: Well, it all started with a Matthäus Passion performance with 'Ensemble la Fontaine' in November (!) of 2004 in Basel in which......

Blog post 2: Last concert.

Blog post 2: Last concert.

We would like to share a talk between Don del Mar (DdM) and Dutch 'cellist Detmar Leertouwer (DL) about his upcoming solo concert, learn more about the music and about his ideas.

DdM: Yesterday you performed three Brahms sonatas, tomorrow you will play 5 Beethoven sonatas and on Wednesday you will play a solo concert. Please, tell us some more!
DL: I know what you mean, it seems a sort of marathon, 3 concerts with 3 different programmes within 5 days. The reason is the following......