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Schubert & Beethoven

Sun 28 Oct 2pm

From £5.00 to £10.00

Britten Studio

Part of BBC Radio 3 Big Chamber Weekend

Sunday 28 October 2018 - 2.00pm

Grand Duos

Aleksey Semenenko violin
Inna Firsova piano

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 8 in G 18’
Tchaikovsky Meditation from Souvenir d’un lieu cher 10’
Schubert Grand Duo in A 22’

Schubert’s Grand Duo for violin and piano is in fact a Grand Sonata by another name, a relaxed and assured work by a 19-year-old truly finding his feet as a composer of instrumental music. Beethoven’s sonata, composed sixteen years earlier, is similarly genial, yet at the same time shot through with brilliance and wit. By contrast, Tchaikovsky’s Meditation is a melody of typically deep and Romantic soulfulness.

Venue Address:

Britten Studio
Snape Maltings, Snape, Suffolk, IP17 1SP