Repertoire

Solo & Violin with Orchestra and Piano and Other Instruments

Concertos with Orchestra

J.S. Bach – Concerto in A minor, BMV 1041

J.S. Bach – Concerto in E Major, BMV 1042

J.S. Bach – Concerto in G minor, BMV 1056

Samuel Barber – Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 14

Bela Bartok – Violin Concerto No. 1

Bela Bartok – Violin Concerto No. 2

Ludwig van Beethoven – Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61

Ernest Bloch – Violin Concerto in A minor

Johannes Brahms – Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77

Richard Dicidue – Violin Concerto

Gabriel Faure – Violin Concerto

Felice Giardini – Violin Concerto

Joseph Haydn – Violin Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Hob. Vlla:1

Joseph Haydn – Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Major, Hob. Vlla:2

Ezra Laderman – Violin Concerto

Michel Michelet – Violin Concerto

W.A. Mozart – Concerto No. 3 in G Major, “Strassburg” K. 216

W.A. Mozart – Concerto No. 5 in A Major, “Turkish” K. 219

Felix Mendelssohn – Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64

Pietro Nardini – Violin Concerto

Sergei Prokofiev – Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63

George Rochberg – Violin Concerto

Jean Sibelius – Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47

Dmitri Shostakovich – Violin Concerto No. 2 in C-sharp minor, Op. 129

Robert Schumann – Concerto in A minor, Op. 129 (arrangement of his Cello Concerto)

Ralph Vaughn-Williams – Concerto in D minor, “Concerto Accademico”

Henryk Wieniawski – Violin Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 22

 

Solo Violin Sonatas

J.S. Bach – Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin

Michel Michelet – Sonatas for Solo Violin

Sergei Prokofiev – Sonatas for Violin

Eugene Ysaye – Sonatas for Violin

 

Violin Sonatas with Piano

J.S. Bach – Sonatas for Violin with Piano

Ludwig van Beethoven – Violin Sonatas

John Corigliano – Violin Sonata

Aaron Copland – Violin Sonata

Claude Debussy – Violin Sonata

Cesar Franck – Violin Sonata

George Friedrich Handel – Violin Sonatas

Nikolai Lopatnikov – Violin Sonata No. 1

Michel Michelet – Violin Sonata No. 1

W.A. Mozart – Violin Sonatas

Sergei Prokofiev – Violin Sonata No. 2 in D Major, Op. 94a

Giuseppe Tartini – Violin Sonata in G minor “Devil’s Trill Sonata”

Antonio Vivaldi / Ottorino Respighi – Violin Sonata

 

Works for Violin and Orchestra or Piano

Ludwig van Beethoven – Romance No. 1 in G Major, Op. 40 for Violin & Orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven – Romance No. 2 in F Major, Op. 50 for Violin & Orchestra

Bela Bartok – Rhapsody No. 1

Max Bruch – In Memoriam, Op. 65

Max Bruch – Konzertstuck in F-sharp minor, Op. 84

Claude Bolling – Suite for Violin

Giovanni Bottesini – Grand Duo for Violin and Double Bass

Ernest Chausson – Poeme, Op. 25

Archangelo Corelli – Variations on La Folia

Antonin Dvorak – Mazurek

Antonin Dvorak – Romance in F Major, Op. 11

Joseph Haydn – Serenade

Douglas Moore – Down East Suite

W.A. Mozart / Fritz Kreisler – Rondo

Pablo de Sarasate – Introuduction and Tarantella, Op. 43

Pablo de Sarasate – Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), Op. 20

Camille Saint-Saens – Introuduction and Rondo Capriccioso in A minor, Op. 28

Camille Saint-Saens / Eugene Ysaye – Caprice in the Form of a Valse

Franz Schubert – Rondo

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Souvenir d’un lieu cher, Op. 42: Meditation & Melodie

Henryk Wieniawski – Legende, Op. 17

Henryk Wieniawski – Scherzo Tarantella, Op. 16

Tomaso Antonio Vitali – Chaconne

 

Short Pieces and Works for Solo Violin

Joseph Achron – Hebrew Melody

Issac Albeniz – Tango

J.S. Bach – Air on the G String

Johannes Brahms – Scherzo

Ernst Bloch – Suite: Melody, Abodah, Nuit Exotique

Max Bruch – Kol Nidrei

Bela Bartok – Dances & Songs

Bela Bartok – Sonatina

Johannes Brahms – Hungarian Dances, Scherzo

Eddy Brown – Hebrew Song and Dance

Claude Debussy – Clair de Lune

Claude Debussy – Girl with the Flaxen Hair: Valse

Christoph Willibald Gluck – Melodie

Gabriel Faure – Aurora

George Gershwin – Selections from “Porgy and Bess” :

George Gershwin – Preludes

Antontin Dvorak – 4 Romantic Pieces

Nikolai Lopatnikov – Fantasia

Nikolai Lopatnikov – 3 Pieces for Solo Violin

Marcel Mihalovici – Torse

Sergei Prokofiev – Mazurka

Sergei Rachmaninoff – Vocalise

Maurice Ravel – Kaddish

Maurice Ravel – Pavane for a Dead Princess

George Rochberg – Caprice Variations

Dmitri Shostakovich – 3 Fantastic Dances

Rodion Shschedrin – In Style of Albeniz

Henryk Wieniawski – Mazurkas

Violin Recital Sample Programs

Program 1

Mozart – Violin Sonata, K. 525
Gluck – Melodie
Wieniawski – Mazurka
Tchaikovsky – Meditation
Shchedrin – In Style of Albeniz
Sarasate – Introduction and Tarantella

Program 2

Beethoven – Violin Sonata No. 5
Schubert – Rondo
Bartok – Sonatina
Saint-Saens – Swan
Saint-Saens – Caprice in the Form of a Waltz

Program 3

Tartini – Sonata in G minor “Devil’s Trill Sonata”
Giardini – Siciliana and Rondo
Prokofiev – Serenade: Andantino and Musical Moment
Chopin – Nocturne
Sarasate – Zigeunerwisen

Program 4

Debussy – Sonata
Faure – Aurora, 3 French Tangos
Bartok – Rhapsody No. 1
Ravel – Pavane for a Dead Princess
Wieniawski – Scherzo Tarantella

Program 5

Brahms – Violin Sonata No. 3
Brahms – Hungarian Dances No. 1, 4, & 5
Copland – Violin Sonata
Locatelli – Violin Sonata
Rozsa – Violin Sonata
Shostakovich – 3 Fantastic Dances
Gardner – From the Canebrake

Program 6 – Special Projects: Hebrew Melodies

Music of Achron, Bloch, Brown, Chayes, Sulzer, Williams, & Warshavsky

Program 7 – Special Projects: Musique Francais

Franck - Violin Sonata
French Tangos
Debussy – Girl with the Flaxen Hair
Bolling – Suite for Violin and Jazz Piano Trio

Program 8 – Special Projects: Music of American Composers

Corigliano – Violin Sonata
Moore – Down East Suite
Bialosky – Violin Sonata
Bloch – Nuit Exotique
Rochberg – Caprice Variations

Program 9 – Special Projects: Music of Russian Composers

Tchaikovsky – Melody
Lopatnikov – 3 Pieces
Shostakovich – 3 Fantastic Dances
Shchedrin – In Style of Albeniz
Prokofiev – Violin Sonata No. 2
Prokofiev – Mazurka

Program 10 – Special Projects: From Baroque to Contemporary

Bach – Air on the G String
Haydn – Serenade
Beethoven – Violin Sonata No. 1
Brahms – Scherzo
Debussy – Clair de Lune
Michalovici – Torse
Rozsa – Violin Sonata
Shchedrin – In Style of Albeniz

Program 11 – Sonata Evening

Beethoven – Violin Sonata No. 7
Lopatnikov – Violin Sonata No. 2
Handel – Violin Sonata No. 4
D’Indy – Violin Sonata

Program 12 – Special Projects: Journey in Time

Bach – Largo and Allegro Assai
Beethoven – Romance No. 2 in F Major
Brahms – Scherzo
Bottesini – Duo Concertante for Violin & Double Bass
Korngold – Much to do about nothing
Bolling – Gavotte and Ragtime
Schnitke – Preludium in Memory of Shostakovich

Program 13 – Special Projects: Music for Violin and Double Bass

Giardano – Duo for Violin and Double Bass
Gliere – Romance for Violin and Double Bass
Penderecki – Duo for Violin and Double Bass
Bottesini – Duo Concertante for Violin and Double Bass

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