Renaud Capuçon is joined by exceptional chamber music colleagues, celebrating the glorious music written in the years before WWI.
Renaud Capuçon Violin
Hanna Weinmeister Violin/Viola
Edgar Moreau Cello
Jérôme Ducros Piano
Korngold Violin Sonata
Mahler Piano Quartet Movement
Webern Two Pieces for Cello and Piano
Korngold Suite for Piano Left Hand, Two Violins and Cello
Quite simply one of today's outstanding musicians, French violinist Renaud Capuçon has been widely praised for his sizzling virtuosity, precision and refined playing. He is joined by exceptional chamber music colleagues in a recital celebrating the lush richness and glorious melody of music written in the years before the First World War.
Korngold, Mahler and Webern were – astonishingly – only in their teens when they wrote this concert's opulent opening works. Each piece's sublime melodies reveal an astonishing maturity.
Capuçon and colleagues end their recital with Korngold's highly virtuosic Suite, a compelling piece charting a journey from darkness to light, written in 1928 for the virtuoso pianist Paul Wittgenstein who lost an arm in the Great War.
Renaud Capuçon: 'exquisite tonal refinement and grace'
This concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.