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A Violin Solo / Lason

Release Date: 08/04/2017 
Label:  Dux Records   Catalog #: 1378  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachEugčne Ysa˙eAleksander Lason
Performer:  Krzysztof Lason
Number of Discs: 1 
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Krzysztof Lason is a violinist, teacher, and improviser who studied in Katowice, Warsaw, and Graz. He is a prize-winner of the competiitons in Cracow and Val Tidone, a scholar of the Ministry of Culture and the Dutch foundation Iris. He has performed in over 25 European countries, the USA, Canada, Japan, China, India, and Nepal, and he has recorded for Decca, BBC3, WDR3, the Polish Radio, DUX, and CD Accord. He has been nominated for the International Classical Music Awards and the Polish music award “Fryderyki.” He is fascinated with sound possibilities of the violin and he willingly performs contemporary music, which is often written specially for him. He has performed Dharma at Big Sur by John Adams on a six-string violin as the first Read more Pole in the history together with the Orchestra of New Music. He has premiered a number of new compositions. He is passionate about balancing on the verge of music styles; he feels at ease in chamber ensembles. However, above all, he appreciates the freedom of expression, which he achieves by improvised music. Read less

Works on This Recording

Sonata for Violin solo no 2 in A minor, BWV 1003 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Krzysztof Lason (Violin)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Sonatas (6) for Violin solo, Op. 27: no 2 in A minor by Eugčne Ysa˙e
Performer:  Krzysztof Lason (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1924; Belgium 
Sonata for Violin Solo No. 1 by Aleksander Lason
Performer:  Krzysztof Lason (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; Poland 

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