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Bruch, Mendelssohn, Massenet: Violin Concertos / Klecker, Augustyn, Janacek Philharmonic


Release Date: 09/01/2017 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 3585  
Composer:  Max BruchFelix MendelssohnJules Massenet
Performer:  Kinga Augustyn
Conductor:  Jakub Klecker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Janácek Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Violinist Kinga Augustyn and the Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra presents this illustrious program of works by Max Bruch, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, and Jules Massenet. Kinga Augustyn is a Polish-born and New York City-based versatile classical concert violinist and recording artist gaining worldwide recognition through her performances as a concerto soloist, recitalist and chamber musician. She has been described as “an adventurous performer valuable to New York’s scene” (NY Concert Review), “stylish and vibrant… playing with verve and superb control” (The Strad Magazine), and “beyond amazing, one hell of a violinist!” (The Fanfare Magazine). Her repertoire ranges from early baroque, which she sometimes performs on a baroque violin, to Read more modern, oftentimes written especially for her. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin no 1 in G minor, Op. 26 by Max Bruch
Performer:  Kinga Augustyn (Violin)
Conductor:  Jakub Klecker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Janácek Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Germany 
2.
Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Kinga Augustyn (Violin)
Conductor:  Jakub Klecker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Janácek Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
3.
Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Kinga Augustyn (Violin)
Conductor:  Jakub Klecker
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Janácek Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 

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 The best album of this year  September 12, 2017 By Lukasz W. See All My Reviews "That's fantastic album ! I am so happy I bought it and I can enjoy such a virtuosity ! Kinga Augustyn I think is one of the best living violinist And I hope I can listen her soon in life concert ! Bravissimo" Report Abuse
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