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Itzhak Perlman, violin with Rohan DeSilva, piano

Itzhak Perlman, violin with Rohan DeSilva, piano

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What else can you say about Itzhak Perlman? He is undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin. His impact and influence has transcended classical music. He is beloved for his charm and humanity and is treasured by audiences who respond not only to his remarkable artistry, but also to the irrepressible joy so present in his playing. He’s been awarded so often by so many it would take this entire program to list every honor. His affect on culture, even pop culture, has been profound. He’s played for kings and queens and Presidents. And he’ll play for us in February.




BEETHOVEN Sonata for Piano and Violin No. 1 in D Major, Op. 12 No. 1

(1770-1827)

Allegro con brio

Tema con variazioni: Andante con moto

Rondo: Allegro

FRANCK Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major

(1822-1890)

Allegretto ben moderato

Allegro

Recitativo-Fantasia 

Allegretto poco mosso

INTERMISSION

TARTINI Sonata in G Minor for Violin and Continuo “Devil's Trill” (arr. Fritz Kreisler)

(1692-1770)

Larghetto affettuoso

Allegro energico

Grave-Allegro assai


Additional works to be announced from the stage.


 

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Thu, Feb 7, 2013 8:00 PM at Jones Hall

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