[The Red Violin]

The Red Violin

Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin
Cynthia Elise Tobey, piano

Celebrated violin virtuoso Elizabeth Pitcairn performs with the legendary 1720 “Red Mendelssohn” Stradivarius. In 1990, Christie’s auctioned the Stradivarius, which is said to have inspired the 1999 Academy Award–winning film,The Red Violin.
Franz Schubert
Rondo for violin and piano (“Rondeau brillant”)

Gabriel Fauré
Sonata No. 1 for violin and piano

Sara Carina Graef
Blue Vishuddha (World Premiere)

Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata No. 9 for violin and piano

Running time for this performance is one hour 40 minutes, including one intermission.