Art SpacePythagorion

Tuesday, August 10

Great Sonatas for Violin and Piano

Two truly outstanding masters, renowned throughout the world, will be performing two great works written for violin and piano. Enjoy classic and romantic at its best!

Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata in A Major op.47, "Kreutzer Sonata"

I.Adagio sostenuto -Presto
II.Andante con variazioni
III. Presto


Cesar Franck
Sonata in A Major

I.Allegretto ben moderato
III. Recitativo-Fantasia
IV. Allegretto poco mosso

Liza Ferschtman violin

Dutch violinist Liza Ferschtman is known for her strong stage presence, imaginative programming and communicative qualities. Equally at home as a soloist with orchestra’s like the Budapest Festival Orchestra, the BBC Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony as in the worlds most prestigious chamber music venues with partners like Elisabeth Leonskaja, Enrico Pace, Jonathan Biss, Sharon Kam, James Ehnes. Her discography spans works from four centuries and has been received to great critical acclaim. As artistic director of the Delft Chamber Music Festival Liza has brought many art forms together to create multi disciplinary projects and has a keen love for the collaboration with dancers and choreographers.

Enrico Pace piano

Enrico Pace was born in Rimini, Italy. He studied piano with Franco Scala at the Rossini Conservatory, Pesaro, where he graduated in Conducting and Composition too, and later at the Accademia Pianistica “Incontri col Maestro”, Imola. Jacques De Tiège was a valued mentor. Winning the Utrecht International Franz Liszt Piano Competition in 1989 marked the beginning of his international career. Since then Enrico Pace has toured extensively, performing in cities such as Amsterdam (Concertgebouw), Milan (Sala Verdi and Teatro alla Scala), Rome, Berlin, London (Wigmore Hall, Barbican Centre),Paris, Madrid, Munich, Salzburg, Prague, Korea, Japan and various cities in US and South America. Enrico Pace greatly enjoys chamber music and has played with violinists Liza Ferschtman, Akiko Suwanai, Mihaela Martin and A. Conunova; cellists Frans Helmerson, Sung-Won Yang, Daniel Müller-Schott and clarinetist Sharon Kam. He participates regularly in chamber music festivals and has visited Delft, Moritzburg, Risør, Kuhmo, Montreux, Stresa, Verbier, Lucerne, Rheingau, Schleswig-Holstein among others. Enrico Pace enjoys a long term partnership with violinist Leonidas Kavakos. With him he recorded the complete Beethoven Sonatas for piano and violin. With violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann he recorded the six Sonatas for violin and piano BWV 1014-1019 by J.S. Bach for Sony Classical. In 2011 the label Piano Classics released his highly praised solo recording of the Annéees de pèlerinage “Suisse” and “Italie” of Franz Liszt.