Of his acclaimed Kennedy Center recital debut in January 2009, the Washington Post wrote, "Augustin Hadelich is in touch with the sunny side of a violin. He can dig in; he can probe; he can make the instrument bark when the music calls for it. But his default seems to be the warm lyrical joy of lilting melody."
Hadelich plays the 1723 "ex-Keisewetter" Stradivarius. For this concert, Hadelich will be joined by pianist Rohan de Silva--Itzhak Perlman's frequent collaborator--for sonatas by Beethoven, Poulenc, Zimmermann, and Brahms, as well as Sarasate's lively Zigeunerweisen.
Program and Notes
Rohan de Silva
The Fortas Chamber Music Concerts are supported by generous contributors to the Abe Fortas Memorial Fund, and by a major gift to the fund from the late Carolyn E. Agger, widow of Abe Fortas.
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