"Strad"review december 2011

To those who don't know "the Strad"- this magazine is kind of a bible for everything related to stringed instruments. Being reviewed positively by them is a reward that caught me by surprise. In fact ,I felt that the critic Julian Haylock thoroughly understood, what I meant to express with my music. This is a musicians deepest desire!

Here the review:

 

THE STRAD DECEMBER 2011
 
CDS
 
BACH 'N' BLUES
 
POULENC Violin Sonata
RAVEL Violin Sonata BIBER
Passacaglia for solo violin
BACH Chaconne from Partita no.2 in D minor BWV1004
 
Iskandar Widjaja (violin)
Anastassiya Dranchuk (piano)
OEHMS CLASSICS OC 822
 
"Beguiling coupling of classical-meets-jazz and Baroque from a young violinist
 
Berlin-born and -trained, and gold medal- winner at the first International
Hindemith Competition, Iskandar Widjaja was taught ..."

read more at : http://www.thestrad.com/reviews/bach-and-blues-poulenc-violin-sonata-ravel-violin-sonata-biber-passacaglia-for-solo-violin-bach-chaconne-from-partita-no-2-in-d-minor-bwv1004
 
           
 

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