September 21, 2020: Music for Violin and Piano: Celebrating Beethoven and more
Kevin Lawrence, violin, and Dmitri Shteinberg, piano, of the NC University of the Arts Faculty present a duo recital featuring Sonatas by Beethoven whose 250th birthday we celebrate this year.
Praised for his “vibrant intensity,” (The Times, London) and playing “supremely convincing in its vitality,” (Cleveland Plain Dealer) violinist Kevin Lawrence has consistently elicited superlative responses for his performances throughout the United States and Europe. The Dutch press described him as “simply miraculous.” (Het Vaderland). He is heard in recordings on the New World label, featured on NPR’s “Performance Today,” and with renowned flutist Carol Wincenc on a CD of American flute quintets released by Bridge Records named as Critic’s Choice by American Record Guide. Lawrence is string chair at University of North Carolina School of the Arts, where he has been a faculty member since 1990.
Dmitri Shteinberg has appeared in concert across North America, Europe, Russia, Bulgaria and Israel. His solo performances include the Jerusalem Symphony, The Italian Filarmonica Marchigiana, Israel Chamber Orchestra, and Israel Camerata Orchestra. In the United States, he appeared with the Baton Rouge, Richmond, Charlottesville, Salisbury and Manassas symphony orchestras. Chamber music appearances include the Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, The Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, Alice Tully Hall in New York and the Saunders Theatre in Boston. Shteinberg recorded for the Israeli ”Voice of Music” radio station, NPR, the Bavarian Radio, Summit Records and Sono Luminus labels.
Listen to Debussy Violin Sonata Last Movement.