Khatia Buniatishvili plays

Franck, Dvorak, Grieg:

  • Violin Sonatas.

Violinist Renaud Capuçon has established himself as an artist with a reputation for impeccable performances and fine interpretations of classics and lesser-known repertoire. For this album he recorded a recital for violin and piano; he partners with pianist Khatia Buniatishvili for a disc of some of the most powerful works from the Romantic period, all composed during the autumn/winter of 1886-1887. We get to listen to the following works: Dvorak:

Franck, C:


Performed by Renaud Capuçon (violin) and Khatia Buniatishvili (piano). Khatia Buniatishvili is one of the fastest-rising young pianists of recent years, making her debut recording in 2011, receiving the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award in 2010, and in 2012 being named Best Newcomer of the Year at the Echo Klassik awards. BBC Music Magazine wrote: “For much of the time Capuçon and Buniatishvili are alive to the tiniest detail…Their approach may risk seeming indulgent, but is utterly convincing in the moment with so many hair-raising details…this is enthralling playing and nicely recorded.” Here is the last movement of the wonderfully melodic Cesar Frank sonata in A-Major:     And next, here they are in 12 minutes of works by Frank Grieg, and Dvorak from this recording:     Tags: Cesar Frank, Antonin Dvorak, Edvard Grieg, Capuçon, Buniatishvili