[...] MICHAEL BARENBOIM - Pierre Boulez Saal

Artists

Michael Barenboim

Violin

Program

Giuseppe Tartini

Sonata in G Minor "Devil's Trill"

Salvatore Sciarrino

Six Caprices for Solo Violin

Luciano Berio

Sequenza VIII for Violin

Nicolò Paganini

Caprice in E major Op. 24/1 for Solo Violin

Nicolò Paganini

Caprice in G minor Op. 24/6 for Solo Violin

Nicolò Paganini

Caprice in E-flat major Op. 24/17 for Solo Violin

Nicolò Paganini

Caprice in G minor Op. 24/16 for Solo Violin

Nicolò Paganini

Caprice in E major Op. 24/9 for Solo Violin

Nicolò Paganini

Caprice in A minor Op. 24/24 for Solo Violin

Approximate running time: 1h 45m with one intermission

Tartini’s “Devil’s Trill” Sonata and a selection of Paganini’s 24 Caprices – highlights of the virtuoso violin literature that challenge the soloist’s technical skills to the utmost – stand side by side with equally demanding contemporary works by Berio and Sciarrino in Michael Barenboim’s solo recital. With this program, the violinist masterfully traces 250 years of Italian violin music.