Mozart’s violin sonatas span his entire career—the early ones are billed as piano sonatas with optional violin accompaniment—and they develop over the years into the first triumphs of the modern genre. Alina Ibragimova and Cédric Tiberghien have been enthralling audiences worldwide with these works, and now the first instalment is available as a highly desirable 2-for-1 album.
CDA68091 103 minutes 54 seconds (2 discs)
GRAMOPHONE EDITOR'S CHOICE PRESTO CLASSICAL DISC OF THE WEEK
‘[I] hope that these delightful, inventive performances presage a complete series of Mozart’s mature violin sonatas, with or without a smattering of childhood works’ (Gramophone) BBC Music Magazine The Guardian