JRIAn international recording artist, cellist Nancy Green is known for her highly acclaimed CDs of previously unrecorded works as well as staples of the cello repertoire. Her CD's are broadcast frequently both in the United States and abroad and her performances have earned rave reviews internationally. Recently Green's Tovey/Kodaly disc was chosen by Fanfare Magazine as among the top recordings of 2000, and recent reviews have placed her in the ranks of great cellists such as Mstislav Rostropovich, Yo Yo Ma, and Jacqueline du Pre.
"utterly mesmerizing in its impact, insight, and thrilling virtuosity. Green's advocacy of all she touches is, it would appear, boundlessly compelling. . . The present recording is little less than phenomenal. . . a reading of colossal presence and impulse. . . exemplary performance. . . brilliant achievement. . . dramatic cut and thrust and raw energy. . . it would be hard to deny Nancy Green her deserved place among the finest interpreters. . ." (FANFARE)
"first-rate. . . Green carries off her role as expertly as the music's dedicatee, Mstislav Rostropovich." (21st CENTURY MUSIC)
"breathlessly passionate. . .brilliant. . .technique to spare and a gift for seamless playing. Green dazzles. . ." (FANFARE)
"Nancy Green's outgoing, romantic style recalls Jacqueline du Pre. . . a fine blend of passion and control. . . excellent in every way. . . I think this has a special excellence. Invest!" (AMERICAN RECORD GUIDE)
"exceptional recordings, brimming with thoughtful artistry and lovely, lyrical playing. . . sublime performances. Green's cello moves from aching introspection to breathless, biting brilliance. . . Green might not have the name recognition of a Yo-Yo Ma, but she is an equally astute and assured virtuoso." (THE WICHITA EAGLE)
"I have been obliged to keep playing this recording over and over again to convince myself that I have not been dreaming. But in fact I have been wide awake each time. The music is terrific. The performances are terrific. The sound is terrific. . . a veritable demonstration of 'idiomatic performance' in every case." (FANFARE)
"full of brilliance and brio. . . great enthusiasm and technical virtuosity, reveling in the atmosphere of derring - do. These are fine readings, full of warmth. . . an enjoyable disc." (AMERICAN RECORD GUIDE)
"compelling performances. . . intelligent and perceptive phrasing. . . highly rewarding. . . (GRAMOPHONE)
"I cannot imagine the music much better played than it is here. . . (Nancy Green) has a seemingly effortless tone production and maintains the fine form she has shown in previous Biddulph productions."
"astoundingly good performances, played with empathetic grandeur and charisma, and in a style that constantly suggests cellistic authority. Nancy Green has a formidable technical presence. . . gripping spontaneity. . . thrilling stuff. . ." (FANFARE)
"Nancy Green gives an elegant account, her richly mellow cello sound positively purring in the lower ranges, coupled with a sense of fiery urgency. . . great panache."
"A delightful addition to the not very large cello repertoire. . . remarkable artistry. . . (does) justice to the music in every respect." (FONO FORUM)
"unhesitatingly recommended. . . beguilingly presented. . . first - class recording." (CLASSIC CD)
"performances of panache and expressive force. . ." (GRAMOPHONE)
Nancy Green. Nancy green cellist. Nancy Green, Fred Moyer, JRI Recordings, cellist, classical cellist This is the official site of Concert Cellist Nancy Green. Brahms Cello Sonata/ Brahms Sonata in F major opus 99/Brahms Sonata in e minor opus 38 Brahms 21 Hungarian Dances/Piatti/Brahms-Piatti 21 Hungarian Dances Franz Schmidt/Schmidt/Schmidt Three Fantasy Pieces Kodaly/Kodaly Sonata for Solo Cello Tovey/Tovey Sonata for Solo Cello Castelnuovo-Tedesco/ Castelnuovo-Tedesco Cello (Chris - should I list just the names of the pieces, or should I write Castelnuovo-Tedesco before each one? I'm not sure how this works so I hope you can adjust any of this info to make it work best. I don't know if opus numbers are important. If not I'll leave it to you to scrap them... Here are the actual Castelnuovo-Tedesco separate pieces:) Toccata opus 83/Sonata opus 50/Scherzino opus 82b/I Nottambuli opus 47/ Notturna Sull'Acqua 82a/ Valse on the Name of Gregor Piatigorsky/Paraphrase on Rossini's "Largo Al Factotum"
Ries/Ferdinand Ries/ Ries Cello/Duo Concertante on Russian Songs opus 72/Sonata in G minor opus 125/Sonata in A Major opus 21/Romance Rachmaninoff/Rachmaninov/Rachmaninoff Cello Sonata in g minor opus 19 (Chris - if we put the key AND opus number it'll still link even if they only type in Rachmaninoff Cello, right? Or not? I'll leave it to your know-how, if that's OK) Arensky/Anton Arensky/ Arensky Cello Pieces/Orientale/Danse Capricieuse/Petite Ballade/Romance/Chant Triste/ Humoresque Debussy Cello Sonata Schumann Fantasy Pieces opus 73/Schumann Fantasy Pieces Cello Britten/Britten Sonata for Cello and Piano Mendelssohn Sonata in D Major opus 58 for Cello and Piano