Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin), The. Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck, Paavo Berglund, John Storgårds, Antoni Wit. Release Date: 14th Feb 2011. Catalogue No: G010002099028O. Length: 2 hours 11 minutes.
Frank Peter Zimmermann (born 27 February 1965) is a German violinist. He was born in Duisburg, Germany, and started playing the violin when he was five years old, giving his first concert with orchestra at the age of 10. Since he finished his studies with Valery Gradov, Saschko Gawriloff, and Herman Krebbers in 1983, Frank Peter Zimmermann has been performing with a considerable number of major orchestras and conductors in the world.
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35a, KiV 243. . Frank Peter Zimmermann.
In recent years Sony Classical released a number of new cd recordings: the Tchaikovsky violin concerto with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Manfred Honeck; the Bruch violin concerto no. 1 with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Paavo Berglund; the Busoni violin concerto with the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, John Storgards coupled with the Busoni violin sonata no. 2 with pianist Enrico Pace; the 6. violin sonatas by . His second recording of the Sibelius violin concerto, this time with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, John Storgards, was released by the Ondine label in September 2010.
The German violinist, Frank Peter Zimmermann, started playing the violin when he was 5 years old, giving his first concert with orchestra at the age of 10 playing . Mozart's G major Concerto, K. 216. In 1976 he won the Youth Makes Music Competition in Germany. His roster of teachers is impressive: Valery Gradov (at Folkwang Hochschule in Essen), Saschko Gawriloff (at the Berlin Staatliche Hochschule), and Herman Krebbers (private studies in Amsterdam). In recent years Sony Classical released a number of new CD recordings: the Tchaikovsky violin concerto with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Manfred Honeck; the Bruch violin concerto No. 1 with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Paavo Berglund; the Ferruccio Busoni violin concerto with the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI/John Storgards coupled with the F. Busoni violin sonata No. 2 with pianist Enrico Pace
With artistry and technique beyond compare, Frank Peter Zimmermann is considered one of the world’s greatest violinists . In these six sonatas, Bach develops a nuanced dialogue between the violin and the right hand of the keyboard, conceived as a sort of second violin part rather than mere accompaniment. Informed by the transparency and expressivity typical of period instrument performances, Zimmermann and Pace present the masterpieces in the splendid library of the Bavarian abbey Kloster Polling. Frank Peter Zimmermann Violinist. Enrico Pace Pianist. Johann Sebastian Bach, Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord No. 1 in B Minor, BWV 1014.
Besides the masterly Sonata in C, composed shortly before the Concerto, and the tuneful 1935 Sonata in E, Zimmermann also includes the Solo Sonata, O. 1 N., with its final movement a set of variations on a Mozart song. In the accompanied sonatas Zimmermann enjoys the support of a regular chamber music partner, the pianist Enrico Pace, whereas in the concerto he teams up with Paavo Järvi, another recipient of the Paul Hindemith Prize and principal conductor of the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. At 1 min, 10 seconds, the entire orchestra joints in, and there is a climactic cymbal crash. The violin begins playing a motoristic theme, which goes, "1-2-3-4, 1-2-3-4. The motoristic theme begins at 2 minutes, and continues until 3 min, 35 seconds, when it terminates and is converted into a conventional trill.