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Hilary Hahn - A Portrait

Hahn,Hilary
Release Date: 02/13/2007 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000818309  
Composer:  VariousErich Wolfgang KorngoldJohann Sebastian BachWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Hilary HahnNatalie Zhu
Conductor:  Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsches Symphony Orchestra

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

* The documentary Hilary Hahn – On The Road was filmed in 2004 by director Benedict Mirow and first broadcast on German television in January 2005.
* This film is created in the style of a road movie and delivers a very personal account of this violinist’s world, following Hilary Hahn’s travels from continent to continent and capturing moments unseen by the public: Hahn backstage before and after the show, rehearsing, sightseeing, or showing the cameraman around the Curtis Institute where she studied.
* In addition to the documentary, the DVD release is packed with supplementary live material, including video excerpts from a recent concert with her recital partner Natalie Zhu as well as the violinist’s first
Read more recording of the Korngold Violin Concerto with the Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and Kent Nagano – a performance hailed by critics as “grand cinema for the for the ears.” (Hamburger Abendblatt) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: 5th movement, Chaconne by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
2.
Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35 by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin)
Conductor:  Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsches Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
3.
Sonata for Violin and Piano in G major, K 301 (293a) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Hilary Hahn (Violin), Natalie Zhu (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Mannheim, Germany 

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