Alena Baeva – violin, Russia Vadym Kholodenko – piano, Russia

    Alena Baeva is fast emerging as one of the finest violinists of her generation, having already carved out an impressive career to date and working regularly with many of the world’s finest orchestras and conductors. With an already vast and rapidly expanding repertoire, including over forty Violin concerts, Baeva is a champion of lesser known works. Her extensive discography reflects the impressive breadth of her repertoire. She has been frequently broadcast live in concert on radio and television. Vadym Kholodenko is fast building a reputation as one of the most musically dynamic, technically gifted performers of the new generation of pianists. Winner of the 2013 Gold Medal at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Kholodenko has begun to forge an international career. Through the years, Kholodenko has collaborated with distinguished conductors, orchestras and performers. Kholodenko’s recordings with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra, which was released in August 2015 to critical acclaim and awarded “Editor’s Choice” in Gramophone “a truly outstanding recording”.   Program:   Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941): Violin Sonata op. 13
  1. Allegro con fantasia
  2. Andantino
  3. Allegro molto quasi presto
  Claude Debussy (1862-1918): Violin Sonata in G minor, L148
  1. Allegro vivo
  2. Intermède. Fantastique et léger
  3. Très animé
  • interval –
  Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Violin Sonata no. 3, op. 12
  1. Allegro con spirito
  2. Adagio con molt’espressione
  3. Allegro molto
  Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936): Violin Sonata in B minor, P. 110
  1. Moderato
  2. Andante espressivo
  3. Allegro moderato ma energico