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Violin Recital: Barnabas Keleman

Composer(s):
Artist(s) Nagy, Peter, piano • Kelemen, Barnabas, violin
Period(s) 20th CenturyRomantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Chamber Music
Catalogue 8.557541
Label Naxos
Quality   320kbps
Album Price
 
MP3
USD 6.99
 

 


Barnabás Kelemen, Gold Medallist of the 2002 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, has established himself as one of the leading violinists of his generation, appearing regularly as a concerto soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician at many of the world’s major musical venues and festivals. He has toured extensively throughout Europe, North and South America, South Africa, Japan and Taiwan. In September 2005 he was appointed Professor of Violin at the Franz Liszt Music Academy in Budapest.


   




Review By Christopher Latham,Limelight Magazine,October 2006

The Hungarian violinist Barnabas Kelemen has a resume of violin competitions and awards as long as his arm, and based on this CD, is clearly a major talent. His playing is clean, strong and taut with a sound that is focused to the point of almost being steely. His interpretative choices indicate a classical sensibility rather than a romantic one, which suits the Bartók works well. The two rarely played Bartók Rhapsodies sound best of all, and the surprisingly beautiful early Andante also was a welcome discovery. The Romanian Folk Dances are played with style and verve as is Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen. Also pleasing were three rarely performed Franz Liszt slow movements, which showed Kelemen at his most poetic and eloquent. The Ravel Tzigane seemed to

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Review By Christopher Latham,Limelight Magazine,October 2006

The Hungarian violinist Barnabas Kelemen has a resume of violin competitions and awards as long as his arm, and based on this CD, is clearly a major talent. His playing is clean, strong and taut with a sound that is focused to the point of almost being steely. His interpretative choices indicate a classical sensibility rather than a romantic one, which suits the Bartók works well. The two rarely played Bartók Rhapsodies sound best of all, and the surprisingly beautiful early Andante also was a welcome discovery. The Romanian Folk Dances are played with style and verve as is Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen. Also pleasing were three rarely performed Franz Liszt slow movements, which showed Kelemen at his most poetic and eloquent. The Ravel

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