Leonidas Kavakos & Nikolai Lugansky Recital

Part of UBS Soundscapes LSO Artist Portrait: Leonidas Kavakos

30 November 2012 / 19:30

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Janacek Violin Sonata
Brahms Violin Sonata No 1 in G major
Stravinsky Duo Concertante
Respighi Violin Sonata in B minor

Leonidas Kavakos violin
Nikolai Lugansky piano

Leonidas Kavakos presents a recital capturing the intense musical landscape of late Romantic/early 20th century Europe. Stravinsky’s Duo Concertante is an angular, thrilling piece with a piano part that ducks and dives as though in hot pursuit of the violin. There are yearning melodies aplenty in Respighi’s little-known gem (championed by Jascha Heifetz) and in Brahms’ ‘Rain’ sonata, so-called because of its pitter-pattering sonorities.

LSO Artist Portrait: Leonidas Kavakos - free events
> Artist Conversation: Sat 8 Dec, Fountain Room, Barbican
> Centre for Orchestra Masterclass: Tue 11 Dec, Music Hall, Guildhall School

This event is part of:
LSO 2012–2013 multibuy
LSO 2012–2013
All classical music events - 2012–2013 season

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