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About the Concert
CHAMBER SERIES I: TETZLAFF PLAYS BACH
Mon Jan 7, 2019 7:30pm Seoul Cathedral Anglican Church of Korea
Christian Tetzlaff, violin
Musicians from the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra
Bach, Partita for Solo Violin No. 2 in d minor, BWV 1004
Bach, Sonata for Solo Violin No. 3 in C major, BWV 1005
--------- intermission 15 mins -------------------------
Dvořák, String Quintet No. 3 in E♭ major, Op. 97
Total Duration: about 110mins(incl. intermission)
For a violinist to perform completely unaccompanied is like walking a tightrope: an act of supreme artistic skill – and courage. But Christian Tetzlaff is no ordinary violinist; and the audience that he draws around him for this concert in the beautiful surroundings of Seoul Cathedral Anglican Church of Korea will experience something utterly unique. Something profound, too - Bach’s Partitas and Sonatas for solo violin are some of the most sophisticated and yet piercingly beautiful music ever created for a bow and four strings. They’re an impossible act to follow, so instead he opts for relaxation - teaming up with four Seoul Philharmonic string players for the irresistibly tuneful string quintet that Dvořák wrote in the USA.
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Christian Tetzlaff has been one of the most sought-after violinists and most exciting musicians on the classical music scene for many years. “The greatest performance of the work I’ve ever heard,” wrote Tim Ashley (The Guardian, May 2015) of his interpretation of the Beethoven Violin Concerto with the London Symphon...