LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN — Kreutzer Sonata for violin and piano No. 9 in A major, Op. 47
FRANZ SCHUBERT — Sonata for violin and piano in A minor, Op. 137 No. 2, D. 385
LEOS JANÁČEK — Sonata for violin and piano, JW VII/7
On occasion, violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja and pianist Fazıl Say, two artists with pronounced personalities, enjoy forming one of the most explosive and captivating duos on the classical stage. Tonight, they perform three intense but contrasting works, including Beethoven’s famous Kreutzer Sonata, in which Tolstoy saw the quintessence of passion in musical form.