Mozart: Violin Sonatas, Volume 1 – Isabelle Faust, Alexander Melnikov

January 27, 2019, 9:00 am

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With their new Mozart series, Isabelle Faust and Alexander Melnikov, performing on period instruments, revive the tradition of the sonata for keyboard with violin accompaniment. Born in the middle of the Age of Enlightenment, this rather unusual concept continued to thrive in the era of Viennese Classicism. Mozart swiftly sealed its fate by instigating (or, in a sense, restoring) an increasingly lively conversation between the two instruments.