Beau Soir

Recorded May 2018

We end 2018 with Beau Soir by Claude Debussy (who was only 15 or 16 when he wrote this song on a poem by Paul Bourget). This transcription for cello is performed by Anastasia Kobekina and pianist Han-Wen Jennifer Yu. It’s perfect music for a cozy winter night during the holidays when you’re with friends and family.

Piece: Beau Soir
Composer: Claude Debussy
Location: The Orania Salon | Orania Berlin
Cello: Anastasia Kobekina
Piano: Han-Wen Jennifer Yu

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Anastasia Kobekina
One of the most promising talents of her generation, Anastasia Kobekina had her debut with orchestra at the age of six, since then she performed already with many renowned orchestras such as Moscow Virtuosi, Kremerata Baltica, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, the Sinfonia Varsovia, the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra, the Toulouse Symphony Orchestra and many others - under guidance of Krzysztov Penderecki, Heinrich Schiff, Vladimir Spivakov and Valery Gergiev. ​ In the upcoming season 2017-2018 she will make her debut with the Konzerthaus orchestra Berlin, MDR symphony orchestra and Symphony Orchestra of Wuppertal. One of the main activities and passion of young cellist is chamber music, she has been participant of many festivals performing with such artists as Gidon Kremer, Yuri Bashmet, Giovanni Sollima, Denis Matsuev, Fazil Say, Vladimir Spivakov and Andras Schiff. Read Anastasia's full biography on her website.