Tuesday 19 December 2017 7:30PM

Leonidas Kavakos violin; Yuja Wang piano

Janáček, Schubert, Debussy, Bartók and Szymanowski

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  • Leonidas Kavakos violin
  • Yuja Wang piano

Leonidas Kavakos is celebrated around the globe as an artist of rare quality, known for virtuosity of the highest level and the integrity of his playing. He is joined by internationally renowned Yuja Wang, recently hailed by The New York Times as ‘one of the best young pianists around’.

They present a programme of virtuosic works spanning an astonishing range of moods and emotions, journeying from the struggle between violent outbursts and beautiful, folk-inspired themes of Janáček’s Violin Sonata to the serene Schubert Fantasy in C.

  • Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)
        • Violin Sonata
  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
        • Fantasy in C major D934
  • Interval
  • Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
        • Violin Sonata in G minor
  • Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
        • Violin Sonata No. 1 BB84
  • Encore
  • Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937)
      • Myths Op. 30
        • I. Zrodlo Aretuzy (The Fountain of Arethusa)

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