New CD: Beethoven Sonatas by Frank Peter Zimmermann & Martin Helmchen

On September 4th BIS Records released the first of three recordings of the complete Beethoven Sonatas for piano and violin, performed by Frank Peter Zimmermann and Martin Helmchen. The duo has been performing these works since a couple of years during numerous concerts, culminating in a tour in October and December this year with concerts in among others Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Luxembourg, Stockholm, Düsseldorf and Monte-Carlo. You can find the concert dates here.

This first recording includes the Sonatas nos. 1 – 4. The Süddeutsche Zeitung commented: “Das Ganze ist ein Ereignis, über das nach Abschluss der Gesamtaufnahme ausführlich zu reden sein wird.” For more information visit the website of BIS Records.