Schumann: Works For Cello & Piano
Label: STEINWAY & SONS
Format: COMPACT DISC
Thornton, Brian; Myer, Spencer
Critics say "cellist Brian Thornton and pianist Spencer Myer are a match made in heaven. They play as one body, one spirit, and one soul." Their third collaboration for Steinway & Sons features passionate performances of works by the great Romantic composer, Robert Schumann. Brian Thornton is a multi-faceted musician who has touched the lives of thousands of people through his performances commemorating his teacher, Lev Aronson, and through musical outreach programs around the world. He is founder of the Aronson Cello Festival, which over the years has grown to include musicians, artists, filmmakers, poets, writers, composers, conductors, educators, and many passionate supporters of the arts. Spencer Myer is one of the most sought-after artists on today’s concert stage. He has been soloist with numerous renowned symphonies, and he is an in demand chamber musician. A graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory, The Juilliard School, and Stony Brook University, he is currently a member of the Piano faculty at Boston’s Longy School of Music at Bard College.