Leonidas Kavakos & Yuja Wang in Recital

Two extraordinary stars unite for a scintillating evening of duets, including Schubert’s variations on a moving love song. Enjoy the sensitive interplay of violin and piano in alluring sonatas from Debussy and Bartók, one ephemeral and the other earthy.

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Dates and Tickets

  • 10 Feb (Fri) 2017 8:00PM
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Running time

1 hour, 44 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance

Location

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Leonidas Kavakos

Violin

Leonidas Kavakos is recognized across the world as a violinist and artist of rare quality, known at the highest level for his virtuosity, superb musicianship and the integrity of his playing. He works with the world’s greatest orchestras and is an exclusive artist with Decca Classics.

Yuja Wang

Piano

Yuja Wang is widely recognized as one of the most important artists of her generation.

Program

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Leoš Janáček

Violin Sonata

Franz Schubert

Fantasie in C major

Claude Debussy

Violin Sonata in G minor

Béla Bartók

Violin Sonata No. 1

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