"Michael Barenboim's playing is as subtle as it is high-voltage."

BBC Music Magazine

Michael Barenboim, violin

Violinist Michael Barenboim enjoys a robust career as concertmaster with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and frequent soloist with symphonic ensembles across the globe. But it is the solo recital that best reveals his mastery of a staggeringly wide range of fiendishly challenging violin music: from Bach's inventive Sonata in C Major and Bartók's meaty, folk-tinged solo sonata, to Boulez's demanding Anthèmes I and Berio's virtuosic Sequenza VIII—"one of the most celebrated works for solo violin" (The Strad).

Sequenza VIII
Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Major
Anthèmes I
Sonata for Solo Violin


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