Violinist Ania Filochowska Graduation Recital

    The graduation recital of violinist Ania Filochowska. Ania is currently performing with the Berlin Philharmonic’s Karajan Academy.

    Mozart: Sonata in B-flat major, K. 454
    Ania Filochowska, violin; Michael Davidman, piano
    Mozart composed Sonata in B-flat major, K.454 in 1784 and is one of his later violin sonatas. Listen for the way Mozart uses the exchange of the melody between the violin and the piano. Some believe that this sonata is in a category all by itself among Mozart’s violin sonatas. The slow introduction is different for Mozart. The movements are marked: Largo-Allegro, Andante and Allegretto.

    Steven Franklin: Passacaglia and Rondo
    Ania Filochowska, violin; Michael Davidman, piano
    Steven Franklin is a trumpet player and composer. A 2018 graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music is currently a first year Trumpet Fellow at the New World Symphony. He composed Passacaglia and Rondo especially for Ania Filochowska graduation recital.

    Wieniawski: Polonaise brillante No, 2 in A major, Op. 21
    Wieniawski: Polonaise No. 1 in D major, Op. 4
    Ania Filochowska, violin; Michael Davidman, piano
    Henryk Wieniawski wrote only two Polonaises. Polonaise No. 1 in D major, Op. 4 was the first of the two polonaises composed by Wieniawski. Polonaise brillante No, 2 in A major, Op. 21 is one of the last pieces he ever composed. The Wieniawski polonaises have special meaning for Ania. She has played the polonaise during important events in her life.

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