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Viktoria Mullova and Katia Labeque

Live from the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Russian violinist Viktoria Mullova and French pianist Katia Labeque play works by Prokoviev, Schumann, Takemitsu, Part and Ravel.

Live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh, pioneering Russian violinist Viktoria Mullova is joined by charismatic French pianist Katia Labèque for a richly varied recital of Romantic and Twentieth century music. Prokofiev's three-movement sonata for solo violin is a bold opener with its strong melodic lines and energetic rhythmic flow in neoclassical style originally written for talented young violinists to play in unison. Schumann's sweeping and passionate Violin Sonata provides a strong contrast to this and is followed after the interval with more sensuous and atmospheric works by Arvo Pärt and Takemitsu alongside Ravel's jazz-infused Sonata to close the concert.

Prokofiev: Solo Violin Sonata in D major, Op. 115
Schumann: Violin Sonata No. 1 in A minor, Op. 105

11.45 INTERVAL

12.05
Takemitsu: Distance de fée
Arvo Pärt: Fratres
Ravel: Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major

Viktoria Mullova - violin
Katia Labèque - piano

Presenter: Donald Macleod
Producer: Gavin McCollum.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Sonata in D major for solo violin Op. 115

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova.
  • Robert Schumann

    Violin Sonata No 1 in A minor

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova. Performer: Katia Labèque.
  • Richard Wagner

    Tristan und Isolde 'Prelude'

    Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
  • Richard Wagner

    Tristan und Isolde 'Liebestod'

    Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
  • Toru Takemitsu

    Distance de fée for Violin and Piano

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova. Performer: Katia Labèque.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Fratres

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova. Performer: Katia Labèque.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Violin Sonata No.2 in G major

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova. Performer: Katia Labèque.
  • Pixinguinha

    La Rosa

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova. Performer: Katia Labèque.
  • Arturo Márquez

    Danzon No. 2

    Orchestra: Youth Orchestra Of The Americas. Conductor: Jean-Pascal Hamelin.
    • From The New World.
    • FIDELIO.
    • 5.

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