For the 25th episode of “DES/CONFINES”, Maya Ksouri welcomes Sonia Wieder-Atherton, the great French cellist.
A regular guest at major international events, she also accompanied Simone Weil’s entry into the Panthéon.
In October, she was the guest of theInstitut français de Tunisie for a recital as part of l’Octobre Musical De Carthage, and a creative residency in #Djerba, from which she will deliver a few nuggets exclusively for the Fête de la Musique 🎶.
A look back at his Russian training, his atypical career, his encounters “that mark a lifetime”, his fascination with the great Callas and Nina Simone, his relationship with vocality and his unconditional love for his “scarred” cello.
#DesConfinés #Deconfined

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BACH: Cello Suites Nos. 3 & 4

“It’s a question of digging into the string until the phrase is born, along with its right breath. A sentence in perpetual becoming. It never stops being made and remade. I waited a long time to record them. And then one day, or rather one night, I began.”