VC LIVE | "On My Own: The Power of Music to Transcend the Pandemic''

We’re coming to you from the Curtis Institute of Music this week for a special Ida Kavafian studio class challenge: “On My Own: The Power of Music to Transcend the Pandemic”


Each of the 16 Ida Kavafian students were asked to prepare a new work to them from the solo violin repertoire and self-produce the performance from their own home, for an international audience.


Saturday October 10th, 2020:

Alfred Schnittke's “A Paganini” - Haram Kim

Ysaÿe Sonata's Op. 27, No. 5 - Maya Buchanan

Bach's Partita No.1 in B Minor, BWV 1002 - Hannah Tam

Milstein/Paganini's “Paganiniana” - Eun Seo Lee


Sunday October 11, 2020:

Bach’s Sonata No.2 in A Minor, BWV 1003 - Jenny Jin

Ysaÿe’s Sonata Op. 27, No. 6 - Danny Jin

Hindemith’s Sonata in G Minor, Op.11 No.6 - Hana Chang


Monday October 12, 2020:

Ysaÿe’s Sonata Op. 27, No. 2 - Jieon Park

Kreisler’s Recitativo and Scherzo-Caprice, Op.6 - Eric Tsai

Paganini’s Caprice Op.1, No.1 - Eric Tsai

Bruno Maderna’s “Widmung” - Emily Shehi


Tuesday October 13th, 2020:

John Harbison’s “Four Songs of Solitude” - Lun Li

Bach’s Chaconne from Partita No.2 in D Minor, BWV 1004 - Youjin Lee

Ysaÿe’s Sonata Op. 27, No. 4 - Cherry Choi Tung Yeung


Wednesday October 14th, 2020:

Prokofiev’s Sonata in D Major, Op.115 - Karisa Chiu

Ernst's “Last Rose of Summer” - Michael Shaham

Menahem Zur’s Prelude - Michael Shaham

Nielsen’s Praeludium, Theme and Variations - Emma Meinrenkin