A violinist of supreme authority and ability, Siberian-born Maxim Vengerov will play in Kansas City after two decades away. The 42-year-old virtuoso, who made his American recital debut on the Series in 1993 and quickly returned in 1996, will demonstrate his peerless playing with a program of Schubert, Beethoven, Ravel, Ysaye, Ernst, and Paganini.
Schubert: Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 162, D. 574 “Grand Duo”
Beethoven: Sonata for Violin and Piano no 7 in C minor, Op. 30 no 2
Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano in G major "Sonate posthume"
Ysaÿe: Sonatas (6) for Violin solo, Op. 27: no 6 in E major
Ernst: Variations on "The Last Rose of Summer"
Paganini: Introduction and Variations on Rossini's "I Palpiti", Op. 13