Chamber Recording of the Year, Limelight

Sonatas and Trio
Bertrand Chamayou p , Emmanuel Pahud f , Renaud Capuçon v,
Gérard Caussé va, Marie-Pierre Langlamet h, Edgar Moreau vc
Erato 9029577396

When two or three are company: a French dream-team deliver red-blooded renditions of early and late Debussy

“Chamber music only works when it’s based on the notion of sharing
– the same goes for friendship. A personal dimension to the music-making gives the album that extra something.”  Bertrand Chamayou

T his exquisite recording couples the sonatas with the Piano Trio, written when the composer was 18 but unpublished until 1986. Despite its immaturity it is worth a listen, especially when played by such outstanding young performers.

These French musicians are friends as well as regular...