35th Young Concert Artists Series: Aleksey Semenenko, violin
Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 7:30 PM

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Washington, D.C. Debut Recital
Aleksey Semenenko, violin
  --with Inna Firsova, piano

Introducing Ukrainian violinist Aleksey Semenenko, First Prize Winner of both the Young Concert Artists International Auditions and YCA's European Auditions in Leipzig. Mr. Semenenko was invited by the Vladimir Spivakov Foundation to perform at the Kremlin in Moscow. He has appeared as soloist with orchestras including the Moscow Virtuosi, the Kiev National Orchestra, the Junge Philharmonie in Cologne, and the Sinfonietta Hungarica. He plays a 1720 Dom Nicola Amati violin on loan from the Sinfonima Foundation of Mannheim, Germany.

"A moving and passionate performance... Semenenko played Paganini with stunning technique and intonation, verve, wit, and beautiful phrasing." (The Boston Musical Intelligencer)

Performance Timing: Part One - 40 min.; Intermision - 15 min.; Part Two - 30 min.

Program and Notes

Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata No. 4 for Violin and Piano in A minor, Op. 23
Chausson
Poème, Op. 25
Eugène Ysaÿe
Sonata in D minor for solo violin, Op. 27, No. 3 "Ballade"
Claude Debussy
Violin Sonata in G minor, L. 140
Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Valse-Scherzo, Op. 34
Nicolò Paganini
"I Palpiti" for violin and piano, Op. 13

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