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Ravel & Debussy: Sonates / Pouliot, Huang


Release Date: 04/13/2018 
Label:  Analekta   Catalog #: 28798  
Composer:  Maurice RavelClaude Debussy
Performer:  Hsin-I HuangBlake Pouliot
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

One of Canada’s fastest rising and most promising young artists, 23-year-old violinist Blake Pouliot was the Grand Prize winner of the 2016 Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM) Manulife Competition. Mr. Pouliot has been described by the Toronto Star as “one of those special talents that come along once in a lifetime,” and after his performance of the Korngold Violin Concerto at his OSM debut under conductor Vasily Petrenko in February 2017, he was described by Montréal’s La Presse as “Clearly. Absolutely. Undoubtedly virtuoso...” On this first album, violinist Blake Pouliot and pianist Hsin-I Huang perform works by two great French composers of the first half of the 20th century – Maurice Ravel and Claude Debussy – who both Read more wrote sonatas for violin and piano. And while both are mature and refined masterworks, they nevertheless give the musicians an opportunity to show their sensitivity and virtuosity. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Tzigane for Violin and Orchestra by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Hsin-I Huang (Piano), Blake Pouliot (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; France 
2.
Sonata for Violin and Piano in G major by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Hsin-I Huang (Piano), Blake Pouliot (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1927; France 
3.
Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Hsin-I Huang (Piano), Blake Pouliot (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916-1917; France 
4.
Beau soir by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Hsin-I Huang (Piano), Blake Pouliot (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1880; France 

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