Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre
‘Christian Tetzlaff’s recital here in 2015 is still talked about by those who were there as one of the outstanding musical moments in our 10-year history. And we now have the opportunity to hear him again, alone on stage, as he plays Bach and Bartók like no-one else.’ Marshall McGuire, Director of Programming
About this concert
Christian Tetzlaff is constantly reinventing himself. Whether battling an orchestra in a concerto, or standing alone on stage, he is always searching for new ways to express the essence of the music he performs. It doesn’t get much more essential than Tetzlaff performing Bach’s solos, in this case the magisterial D-minor Partita, culminating in its overpowering Chaconne, and the C-major Sonata, a study in counterpoint and dance. Bartók’s sinewy and mysterious solo violin sonata was inspired by Bach, viewed through the prism of modernism – a fitting end to a concert of the era-spanning brilliance of Christian Tetzlaff’s art.
About the program
Christian Tetzlaff performs works by Bach and Bartók. See the PROGRAM tab for more information.
Thanks to our partners
Series Partner: Legal Friends of Melbourne Recital Centre
Program Partner The Langham Melbourne
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PROGRAM, ARTISTS, TALKS
Christian Tetzlaff violin (Germany)
Partita for violin No.2 in D minor, BWV1004
Sonata for violin, No.3 in C, BWV1005
Sonata for Solo Violin Sz.117, BB 124
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Monday 23 November 2020 7.30pm
Duration: 1 hour 40 mins (incl. interval)
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