Editorial for June, 2018

Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Mozart Violin Sonatas Complete

This month, Audiophile Audition is featuring a recent release of the Complete Sonatas of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.  Featuring Dmitry Sitkovetsky on the violin, along with pianists Konstantin Lifschitz and Antonio Pappano, this four CD set is presented as a handsome boxed set.

Sitkovetsky has enjoyed a career as a violinist, conductor, and arranger.  As music director of the Greensboro Symphony, he is noted as “a renaissance man and a magnetic creative force, who has had a considerable impact on every aspect of musical life, as a performer, creator and catalyst for over four decades. His achievements as a violin soloist are documented in many recordings of all the major concertos and a wide selection of chamber repertoire. Among these are the Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Bartok, Elgar and Dutilleux’s concerti as well as the complete Bach works for violin solo and the complete Mozart Violin Sonatas among many others.”

This month’s offering is courtesy of Hänssler Classic and Naxos. Hänssler Classic is one of the most successful independent labels for classical recordings.  Based in Germany, it has over 800 recordings from which to choose.  To enter in the drawing for the Complete Mozart Violin Sonatas, merely fill out the form here:  Register to win.


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