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Maxim Vengerov

Maxim Vengerov
Maxim Vengerov photo
October 22, 2022 | 8:00 PM
  • Starting at: $65.00
  • Venue: Koerner Hall
  • Series: String Concerts
  • Genre: Classical, String
  • Presenter: The Royal Conservatory
Hailed as “one of the greatest violinists in the world” by Classic FM, Grammy Award-winning violinist, violist, and conductor Maxim Vengerov began his career as a solo violinist at the age of five, won the Wieniawski and Carl Flesch international competitions at ages 10 and 15 respectively, made his first recording at the age of 10, and went on to record extensively for high-profile labels, including Melodia, Teldec, and EMI. He has received numerous awards, including Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (with Orchestra), two Gramophone awards, a Classical Brit Award, five Edison Classical Music Awards, two ECHO awards, and a World Economic Forum Crystal award, honouring artists who have used their art to improve the state of the world.
 
Program
Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Harpsichord in B Minor, BWV 1014
Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 9 in A Major, op. 47 (“Kreutzer”)
Dmitri Shostakovich: Suite for Violin and Piano from Jewish Folk Poetry, op. 79 (arr. S. Dreznin)
Pyotr Il′yich Tchaikovsky: Souvenir d'un lieu cher, op. 42
Pyotr Il′yich Tchaikovsky: Valse-Scherzo in C Major, op. 34, TH 58