Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Σονάτες για βιολί και πιάνο

Την Παρασκευή 17 Οκτωβρίου 2014 στις 7.30 μ.μ. στο ονομαστό Barbican Centre (Silk St) του Λονδίνου ο σπουδαίος Έλληνας καλλιτέχνης Λεωνίδας Καβάκος (βιολί), θα παρουσιάσει, μαζί με την Yuja Wang (πιάνο), ένα σπάνιο ολοκληρωμένο κύκλο με τις Τρεις Σονάτες του Brahms για βιολί και πιάνο.

For all its formal perfection, Brahms’s chamber music reveals the inner secrets of a troubled soul. And no works do that more expressively than his three violin sonatas; by turns tender, tormented and ardently romantic. Leonidas Kavakos and Yuja Wang bring both freshness and experience to this radiant music.

Brahms is said to have discarded five violin sonatas before he published a single one - so the three that he did compose carry an emotional significance that goes far beyond their chamber scale. These works make a marvellously satisfying trilogy, and in the first of two recitals this season devoted to Brahms’ complete string sonatas, Leonidas Kavakos and his regular recital-partner Yuja Wang have had the inspired idea of playing them all three one programme - as well as recording them for Decca. Bachtrack found “tenderness and a warmth of true Brahmsian depth” when they performed this programme at Verbier.


Brahms Sonata No 1 in G major
Brahms Sonata No 2 in A major
Brahms Sonata No 3 in D minor

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