Salzburg Festival - Enescu, Ligeti and Britten
Salzburg Festival 2019. Highlights from the festival presented by Sarah Walker. Today, music by Enescu, Ligeti and Britten.
Sarah Walker presents highlights from the Salzburg Festival 2019, featuring music by Enescu, Ligeti and Britten.
Enescu's Violin Sonata from the 1920s inhabits a world of Romanian folk tune and idiom refracted through a more formal structure, helping to create a truly individual style that remained Enescu's hallmark.
While Britten's Song cycle dates from the mid sixties and set works by the visionary William Blake selected by Peter Pears.
Violin Sonata No 3 in A minor, Op 25, 'dans le caractère populaire roumain'
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin
Polina Leschenko, piano
Songs and proverbs of William Blake, op. 74 23.33
Christian Gerhaher, baritone
Gerold Huber, piano