Format: COMPACT DISC
Goldstein, Elias; Draghicescu, Angela
This album features Sonatas by Robert Schumann, Clara Wieck Schumann, and George Enescu, transcribed for viola and piano by violist Elias Goldstein. Second Prize Winner of the 2015 Primrose Competition, prize winner if the Lionel Tertis International Competition, second prize winner at the Bashmet International Viola Competition, violist Elias Goldstein has performed all over the world. Important venues in North America include the Kennedy Center, Seattle Symphony’s Benaroya Hall, Place des Arts - Montreal, and Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall where he was the first violist to perform all 24 Caprices by Paganini, programming them for his debut in 2016. Hailed by the New York Times as “spectacular and elegant”, pianist Angela Drăghicescu has quickly established a reputation as a much sought-after collaborative artist and chamber musician. She performs regularly in major centers throughout the world with many of this generation’s most renowned musicians. Recent engagements have included performances at Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Benaroya Hall, Rudolfinum Prague, George Enescu Philharmonic, Suntory Hall, Hindemith Institute, as well as many other venues in Europe, the US, and Asia.