"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 around the world. But it is the solo recital that best reveals his mastery of a wide range of often fiendishly challenging violin music. Here he serves up a sumptuous musical feast of works from his recently released and highly praised second album on the Accentus label: "Barenboim explores exclusively Italian repertoire, again contrasting the ancient and the modern, but bringing the music's astonishing sensuality and heady virtuosity firmly to the fore. What's truly remarkable, however, is Barenboim's effortless balancing of his sonic exuberance with a cool-headed accuracy and precision" (The Strad).

Sonata in G minor, Bg. 5, Devil's Trill
6 Caprices
Caprices for Solo Violin, Op. 1, Nos. 1, 6, 17, 16, 9, 24
Sequenza VIII


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Program Notes

Program notes are available online. [PDF]