A conversation with Solenne Païdassi

I’m still coming down from the summer– Schoenberg, Shostakovich, “The Jury,” everything and everyone who turned up for concerts, rehearsals, readings. I also miss my guys: Solenne, Danbi, Clancy, and Elaine. As consolation, I got to speak with Solenne in a wide ranging conversation last week. She is a dear friend and it was great to hear some of the background that went into forging this wonderful artist.

She also has a terrific new recording of the complete Bach sonatas and Partitas for solo violin.

David Yang, Artistic Director

Brad Mehldau: “After Bach”
(improvisations on Bach inventions)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major, Opus 61,
III. Finale

performed by Solenne Païdassi

Camille Saint-Saens: Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor, Opus 61I. Allegro non troppo
performed by Zino Frecescati

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