What is your personal history with these Vivaldi cello sonatas?

These sonatas literally belong to my DNA like no other repertoire. My mother, who was a very good amateur pianist, played them with a cellist friend even before I was born.

Later on, when I started playing the cello, the scores were already around as part of the furniture and the melodies were already in my head.

Jean-Guihen Queyras Jean-Guihen Queyras. Photo © Yoshinori Mido

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