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Christian Tetzlaff
Leif Ove Andsnes

Play Mozart, Sibelius & Shostakovich
Monday 7 August 2017
The Queen's Hall

Christian Tetzlaff Violin
Leif Ove Andsnes Piano

Mozart Violin Sonata in G K379
Sibelius Danses champêtres Op 106 Nos 2, 4 & 5
Janáček Violin Sonata
Shostakovich Violin Sonata

Two of today’s most accomplished soloists with a typically wide-ranging, distinctively individual recital.

After more than two decades performing together, German violinist Christian Tetzlaff and Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes – both widely admired for their immaculate, intensely communicative playing – have a deeply felt, instinctive musical understanding.

For their captivating recital, Tetzlaff and Andsnes bring together the deceptive simplicity of Mozart’s elegantly lyrical Violin Sonata in G K379, alongside the full-blooded rustic vigour of some of Sibelius’s seldom-heard ‘country dances’.

They close with two unforgettable violin sonatas: the gripping emotional concentration of Janáček’s, and the grandeur and seriousness of Shostakovich’s, written amid the political tumult of 1968.

This concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3


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  • Running time: 
    1hr 45mins approx (one interval)

Venue

The Queen's Hall

85-89 Clerk Street
Edinburgh
EH8 9JG

Supported by

Donald and Louise MacDonald

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Christian Tetzlaff Violin
Leif Ove Andsnes Piano

Mozart Violin Sonata in G K379
Sibelius Danses champêtres Op 106 Nos 2, 4 & 5
Janáček Violin Sonata
Shostakovich Violin Sonata


More information about the artists

Christian Tetzlaff
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Leif Ove Andsnes
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This event was part of a previous International Festival and is therefore unavailable to book.

The 2018 International Festival will be available to browse online in the spring.

Tickets

Centre Stalls: £32.50
Rear stalls: £28.50 £12 £9
Side stalls: £28.50 £23 £20 £9
Centre gallery: £32.50 £28.50 £23
Side gallery: £23 £12 £9

Current discounts

Under 18s: 50% OFF
Young Scot cardholders: 50% OFF