Lso International Violin Festival 2015

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01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150707

Christian Tetzlaff plays solo violin music by Bach.

Bach: Partita in D minor, BWV 1004

Bach: Sonata No 3 in C major, BWV 1005

Christian Tetzlaff, violin

German violinist Christian Tetzlaff launches this series of lunchtime concerts in the LSO International Violin Festival, playing two intricate, virtuosic works for solo violin by Bach: a partita (a collection of movements inspired by Baroque dance forms) and a complex sonata.

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150708

James Ehnes and Steven Osborne play sonatas by Beethoven and Brahms.

Beethoven: Violin Sonata No.10 in G major, Op.96

Brahms: Violin Sonata No.3 in D minor, Op.108

James Ehnes, violin

Steven Osborne, piano

James Ehnes takes on the final sonatas of Beethoven and Brahms, described by the violinist himself as 'two of the greatest violin sonatas ever composed'. The first is delicate and serene, the second passionate and Romantic.

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150709

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150709

Veronika Eberle and Michail Lifits play violin sonatas by Beethoven and Schumann.

Beethoven: Sonata No 3 in E flat major, Op.12 no.3

Schumann: Sonata No 2 in D minor, Op.121

Veronika Eberle, violin

Michail Lifits, piano

The chasing, interweaving melodies of Beethoven's Third Sonata are followed by passionate drama from Schumann in rising star Veronika Eberle's debut performance at LSO St Luke's.

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150709

Veronika Eberle and Michail Lifits play violin sonatas by Beethoven and Schumann.

Beethoven: Sonata No 3 in E flat major, Op.12 no.3

Schumann: Sonata No 2 in D minor, Op.121

Veronika Eberle, violin

Michail Lifits, piano

The chasing, interweaving melodies of Beethoven's Third Sonata are followed by passionate drama from Schumann in rising star Veronika Eberle's debut performance at LSO St Luke's.

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150709

Veronika Eberle and Michail Lifits play violin sonatas by Beethoven and Schumann.

Beethoven: Sonata No 3 in E flat major, Op.12 no.3

Schumann: Sonata No 2 in D minor, Op.121

Veronika Eberle, violin

Michail Lifits, piano

The chasing, interweaving melodies of Beethoven's Third Sonata are followed by passionate drama from Schumann in rising star Veronika Eberle's debut performance at LSO St Luke's.

04Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert20150710

Nicola Benedetti and Alexei Grynyuk perform violin sonatas by Mozart and Beethoven.

Mozart: Violin Sonata in E minor, K304

Beethoven: Violin Sonata No 9 in A major,Op.47 ('Kreutzer')

Nicola Benedetti, violin

Alexei Grynyuk, piano

Nicola Benedetti rounds off this week of Lunchtime Concerts in the LSO International Violin Festival, with two intensely powerful works, concluding with the show-stopping virtuosity of Beethoven's 'Kreutzer' Sonata.