Philipp Scharwenka: Trio, Op. 121 - Duo, Op. 105 -
Berthaud, Lise; Breuninger, Laurent Albrecht; Triendl, Oliver
Throughout his life, Philipp Scharwenka (1847-1917) was eclipsed by his younger brother, Franz Xaver Scharwenka (1850-1924), who made a world-renowned career as a piano virtuoso. It is only from the historical perspective that it becomes clear that Philipp was superior to his brother as a composer. This is demonstrated by this album, supplementing Philipp Scharwenka’s meager discography with his works for violin, viola and piano. Violinist Laurent Albrecht Breuninger heads up this project, joined by violist Lise Berthaud and pianist Oliver Triendl.