2016.05.11 19.30

Grand Hall

Joshua Bell & Sam Haywood

Chamber Music – Tuned for Grand Hall

Joshua Bell & Sam Haywood

Vitali:
Chaconne
Beethoven:
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, Op. 47 (‘Kreutzer’)
Fauré:
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, Op. 13
Sarasate:
Carmen Fantasy, Op. 25
Joshua Bell (violin) Sam Haywood (piano)

It frequently happens at concerts given by big-name soloists that the ‘piano accompanist’ appears in tiny script, somewhere at the bottom of the poster, generally totally overshadowed by the star attraction. However, there is no such superior-subordinate relationship between Joshua Bell and Sam Haywood, with the American violinist and British pianist appearing as completely equal chamber partners. “I was looking for an excellent pianist who would be a perfect match, and my cellist friend Steven Isserlis suggested Sam Haywood. He is a wonderful musician, modest and extremely candid.” This is how Bell described his chamber partner. Joshua Bell needs little introduction: renowned for his passionate playing, inquisitiveness and multifaceted musical interests, the musician is talked of as being one of the most significant violinists of our day. He debuted with Riccardo Muti and the Philadelphia Orchestra at the age of 14; he has been unstoppable ever since. He is a soloist and chamber player who is constantly on tour, music director of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields. His Liszt Academy evening with Sam Haywood on the stage of the Grand Hall takes a classical turn: Beethoven and Fauré sonatas sandwiched between two virtuoso hits.

Organizer: Liszt Academy Concert Centre

Tickets: HUF 6 300, 8 200, 11 500, 14 900