Violinist Yuka Eguchi is joined by pianist Kemp English in a programme of highlights from the violin and piano duo repertoire including Beethoven’s timeless Spring Sonata alongside classic violin encore favourites such as Monti’s firecracker Csárdás and Massenet’s magical “Méditation” from Thaïs.
Yuka Eguchi has been Assistant Concertmaster of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra since 2015, prior to which she had been a prize winner in a number of leading international violin competitions including the prestigious Paganini Competition. Kemp English has an extensive discography with critically acclaimed recordings released under the Decca, Naxos and Ode labels. He is renowned as a specialist fortepiano exponent and organist.
Edward Elgar - Salut d'Amour (Liebesgruss), Op 12
Ludwig van Beethoven – Violin sonata No 5 in F major, Op 24 "Spring"
Maria Theresia von Paradis - Sicilienne
Anthony Ritchie - Song for Minstrel, Op 120
Jules Massenet - "Méditation" from Thaïs
William Kroll - Banjo and Fiddle
George Frideric Handel - Sonata in D major HWV371
Niccolò Paganini (arr. Robert Schumann) Caprice in A minor Op1 No 24
Fritz Kreisler - Recitativo and Scherzo — Caprice for solo violin, Op 6
Fritz Kreisler - Liebesleid
Fritz Kreisler - La Gitana
John Williams - Theme from Schindler's List
Vittorio Monti – Csárdás
The concert is presented in association with Chamber Music NZ.