Aleksey Semenenko violin
Inna Firsova piano
Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24 “Spring”
Brahms Violin Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 78
Ysaÿe Sonata for solo violin No. 5, Op. 27 No. 5
Vykintas Baltakas Recitativo
Debussy Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Wieniawski Fantasia on Themes from Gounod’s “Faust”
Beethoven’s Spring Sonata is known for its sunny and perennially fresh outlook, while Brahms’ lyrical Sonata is tender and nostalgic for youth. These two greats are performed alongside Debussy’s ground-breaking Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, arranged for violin and piano by Ukrainian violinist Aleksey Semenenko who has been noted for his ‘powerful technique’ (The New York Times).
Duration: c. 1 hour 50 minutes (including interval)
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Under 26: £7.50
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In partnership with the BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists scheme.
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