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James Ehnes, Andrew Armstrong - Debussy, Respighi, Szymanowski, Elgar

From Wigmore Hall, James Ehnes (violin) and Andrew Armstrong (piano). Debussy: Violin Sonata in G minor. Respighi: Sonata in B minor. Szymanowski: Myths. Elgar: Violin Sonata.

Live from Wigmore Hall, London

Presented by Andrew McGregor

James Ehnes, violin, and Andrew Armstrong, piano, play Debussy, Respighi, Szymanowski and Elgar.

Claude Debussy: Violin Sonata in G minor
Ottorino Respighi: Violin Sonata in B minor

8.15: Interval

Karol Szymanowski: Myths Op. 30
Edward Elgar: Violin Sonata in E minor Op. 82

James Ehnes, violin
Andrew Armstrong, piano

Canadian violinist James Ehnes's trademark eloquence arises from his jaw-dropping technical command, serene lyricism and unfaltering musicality.
His programme includes works that resonate fully with his artistic soul, from the yearning lyricism of Debussy's late Violin Sonata to the impassioned melancholy of Elgar's Violin Sonata in E minor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Violin Sonata in G Minor

    Ensemble: James Ehnes (violin) and Andrew Armstrong (piano).
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Violin Sonata in B Minor

    Ensemble: James Ehnes (violin) and Andrew Armstrong (piano).
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Myths Op.30

    Ensemble: James Ehnes (violin) and Andrew Armstrong (piano).
  • Edward Elgar

    Violin Sonata in E Minor, Op. 82

    Ensemble: James Ehnes (violin) and Andrew Armstrong (piano).
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Prelude

    Performer: Olivier Latry (organ).
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Monodie

    Performer: Olivier Latry (organ).

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