In this video: To open our Great Performers Series in 2019, we welcomed one of Australia’s superstar musicians – violinist Satu Vänskä. Well known as a member of the acclaimed Australian Chamber Orchestra, Satu also has a glittering career as a solo artist, breaker of boundaries, maker of magic. In this eclectic and sublime program, you will see why she is a national treasure to rejoice in. She was joined onstage by Australian pianist Kristian Chong.

PROGRAM 

00:00:00
WITOLD LUTOSŁAWSKI (b. 1913, Warsaw, Poland – d. 1994, Warsaw, Poland)
Subito

00:05:22
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (b. 1685, Eisenach, Germany – d. 1750, Leipzig, Germany)
Violin Sonata No.1 in G minor, BWV 1001
Adagio
Fuga. Allegro

00:15:12
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (b. 1770, Bonn, Germany – d. 1827, Vienna, Austria)
Sonata for piano & violin in A, Op.30, No.1
Allegro
Adagio molto espressivo
Allegretto con variazioni – Allegro, ma non tanto

00:36:14
KAIJA SAARIAHO (b. 1952, Helsinki, Finland)
…de la Terre

01:05:37
MAURICE RAVEL (b. 1875, Ciboure, France – d. 1937, Paris, France)
Sonata for violin & piano No.2 in G
Allegretto
Blues. Moderato
Perpetuum mobile. Allegro

Tzigane, Rapsodie de concert

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