First Prize winner of the 2010 Montreal International Musical Competition, violinist Benjamin Beilman is rapidly gaining attention for his “impeccable” playing and “eloquence and flair” [...]
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You like classical music but consider yourself an amateur? This series will let you discover the key works of the repertoire, according to the theme you choose. Let it take shape in you.
Why is the violin still so captivating, centuries after its invention? Probably because it remains the instrument that is closest to the human voice in its expressive possibilities. Let yourself be moved by some of the greatest works written specifically for violin and orchestra, including Mendelssohn’s Concerto, Massenet’s Méditation from Thaïs or Saint-Saëns’s Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, extracts from Bach and Prokofiev sonatas or the gypsy repertoire, with its contagious good spirits.
© Lucie Renaud
Translation: Annie P. Prothin