Following the release in 2020 of the recording of the sonatas nos. 1 – 4 of Beethoven, April 2021 sees the second instalment of the complete sonata cycle with the sonatas 5 – 7 performed by Frank Peter Zimmermann and Martin Helmchen. The first instalment garnered distinctions such as Choc de Classica and Cum Laude (Luister), with performances that “wed classical verve to a profoundly Romantic spirit” (Gramophone) in “recordings that are conversations by a perfect instrumental pairing.” (BBC Music Magazine).
The release of another wonderful CD recording of Frank Peter Zimmermann: the two violin concertos of Bohuslav Martinů, with the Bamberger Symphoniker and Jakub Hrůša, coupled with the stunning solo sonata of Béla Bartók. For details of this recording, please visit the BIS Records website here.
And you can watch a short promo video of the Bartók sonata here.