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BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists

Aleksey Semenenko

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).

Important information

Duration: c. 1 hour 50 minutes (including interval)

Aleksey Semenenko

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