Henryk Szeryng

An extraordinary violinist and humanitarian, Polish-Mexican violinist Henryk Szeryng became renowned as a musician’s musician by combining a virtuoso technique with a probing discernment of the highest order.

Join us for this unique program, a tribute to Maestro Szeryng’s extraordinary life and legacy, including conversations with festival artists, special guests, and our Arkady Fomin Scholarship recipients. The evening includes excerpts of seminal recordings from Szeryng’s glittering discography.

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Program

Jean-Marie Leclair
Sonata for two violins No. 5 in E minor
Allegro ma poco
Gavotte
Presto
Vadim Gluzman, violin
Julian Rhee*, violin

César Franck
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major
Allegretto ben moderato
Allegro
Recitativo-Fantasia
Allegretto poco mosso
Vadim Gluzman, violin
William Wolfram, piano

Intermission

A Conversation about the Maestro
with Waltraud Szeryng and Vadim Gluzman

Johann Sebastian Bach
Ciaccona from Partita No. 2 in D minor BWV 1004
Julian Rhee*, violin

Ernesto Halffter / Henryk Szeryng
Habanera
Julian Rhee*, violin
William Wolfram, piano

Igor Frolov
Divertimento for two violins and piano
Vadim Gluzman, violin
Julian Rhee*, violin
Angela Yoffe, piano

*2020 Arkady Fomin Scholarship recipient