Performer: Joshua Bell
Number of Discs: 1
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Size: 466 MB
Ludwig van Beethoven
01. Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Op. 24: I. Allegro
02. Slavonic Fantasy in B minor
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
03. “Ah, ritorna, età dell’oro” (from Infelice)
04. Polonaise de Concert in D Major, Op. 4
05. Nocturne in E-flat Major, Op. 9, No. 2
06. “Quando m’en vo” (Musetta’s aria) (from La Bohème)
07. “Summertime” (from Porgy and Bess)
08. West Side Story Medley
The program centers around a musical soirée of intimate performances from home, while also sharing a behind-the-scenes look at family, Bell’s own musical inspirations, and more. The duo will perform works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Wieniawski, Puccini, Dvořák, Gerswhin, and Bernstein.
In addition to salon-style performances by Bell and his wife, soprano Larisa Martínez, the recital will also feature guest artists and friends Jeremy Denk, Peter Dugan, and Kamal Khan. The program includes both core classical material and new arrangements of beloved works, including works ranging from Beethoven’s Spring sonata to a newly-envisioned West Side Story medley.