Nadege Rochat | Rafael Aguirre
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Nadege Rochat | Rafael Aguirre

Nadège Rochat

Nadège Rochat is a distinguished expressive voice among young cellists. Besides her wide-ranging musical interests in baroque, classical and romantic repertoire, she likes to explore forgotten composers, world music and contemporary pieces. She started to play the cello at the age of four and first studied in Geneva, then in Cologne with Maria Kliegel. She won several first prizes in Swiss, German and British competitions and won twice the Swiss SUISA prize for the interpretation of contemporary music.


Rafael Aguirre

Rafael Aguirre is one of the most sought-after guitarists at an international level, having received 13 top First Prizes for his instrument, such as in the Tárrega Competition, and also obtaining relevant awards in all instrumental categories, such as the New York Pro Musicis…His assiduous collaboration with cellist Nadège Rochat gave rise to “La Vida Breve” published by Ars Produktion.


Programme Suggestion:

J. S. Bach, Gamba Sonata no 1 G-major, BWV 1027 (arr. for Guitar & Cello)
R. Bellafronte, Suite No 1 for Cello & Guitar
J. S. Bach, Chaconne from Partita No 2 d-minor BWV 1004 (Guitar solo)
F. García Lorca, Extracts from Volksliedersammlung – 8 canciones antiguas españolas
M. De Falla, Danza from the Opera La Vida Breve (arr. for Cello & Guitar)