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Joshua Bell & Denes Varjon

American violinist Joshua Bell performs three romantic sonatas by Mendelssohn, Brahms and Grieg, with Hungarian pianist Denes Varjon.

American virtuoso violinist Joshua Bell begins his three concert residency at the International Festival along with his regular chamber music collaborator Hungarian pianist Dénes Várjon. They perform three great romantic sonatas of the violin repertoire by Mendelssohn, Brahms and Grieg.

Presented by Jamie MacDougall

Mendelssohn: Violin Sonata in F major (1838)
Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 78

INTERVAL at around 11.50
Jamie MacDougall presents anthems by Buxtehude and Purcell sung by countertenor Iestyn Davies who will be appearing in the Queen's Hall series with the Academy of Ancient Music this week.

12.10
Grieg: Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op.45

Joshua Bell (violin)
Dénes Várjon (piano)

Producer: Lindsay Pell.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Violin Sonata in F major (1838)

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Performer: Dénes Várjon.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Violin Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 78

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Performer: Dénes Várjon.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Jubilate Domino

    Performer: Iestyn Davies. Ensemble: Ensemble Guadagni.
  • Henry Purcell

    Gentle shepherds, you that know

    Singer: Iestyn Davies. Ensemble: Ensemble Guadagni.
  • Henry Purcell

    An Evening Hymn

    Performer: Iestyn Davies. Ensemble: Ensemble Guadagni.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Sonata No. 3

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Performer: Dénes Várjon.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dance No.1

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Performer: Dénes Várjon.

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