Pianist Beatrice Rana performs with “all the virtuosic flair that you’d expect, but never for its own sake.” (The New York Times
) “Rana’s playing has a kind of Orphic seductiveness, a transcendent lightness of touch. A supremely intelligent reading.” (The Times
) ”There is in her playing a free-flowing virtuosity that is allied to a richly nuanced sonority and an uncanny sense of atmosphere that make her interpretations both intriguing and memorable.” (Backtrack
French violinist Renaud Capuçon "proved once again that in terms of thrilling depth of tone his equal is hard to find among violinists today (Telegraph).
"A dizzying freedom and vitality of playing … no less an interpreter who listens to others. A musician uninhibited, at the top of his art." (Le Temps)
"Oozing presence (and Gallic élan) from every pore, he played with an overwhelming legato that was, nevertheless, impressively assertive, meaning that the melodies flowed from his violin like liquid gold." (Bachtrack)
Sergei Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, op 80
Robert Schumann: Violin Sonata No. 1 A Minor, op. 105
Sergei Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 2 in D major, op. 94bis
Robert Schumann: Violin Sonata No. 2 in D Minor, op. 121
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