Robert Uchida: The Violin Speaks
ESO Virtual Stage

Robert Uchida: The Violin Speaks

Presented with Scotia Festival of Music & Lexus of Edmonton
Available Friday, March 19 5:00 PM MT

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ESO Concertmaster Robert Uchida, with special guest ESO violin Laura Veeze, performed a livestream concert from the Winspear Centre stage on March 17, 2021.

This special cross-Canada partnership features violin pieces from Bach, Prokofiev, Carmen Braden, and Sophie Eckhardt-Gramatte. Highlights include the world premiere of Braden’s “The Raven Duo,” adapted from her composition “The Raven Conspiracy” and arranged specifically for Robert and Laura.

In partnership with Scotia Festival of Music | Performance sponsored by Lexus of Edmonton

Program Information

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J.S. Bach
Partita No. 3 BWV. 1006 for solo violin

Sophie Eckhardt-Gramatté
Caprice No. 1 "Die Kranke und die Uhr"

Sergei Prokofiev
Sonata for Two Violins, Op. 56
(with Laura Veeze)

World premiere:
Carmen Braden
"The Raven Duo"
(with Laura Veeze)

Robert Uchida, violin

with special guest
Laura Veeze, violin

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Program Notes

Program notes © 2021 by D.T. Baker, with special thanks to Carmen Braden.

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Watch: Robert Uchida peforms Bach (2020)

ESO Concertmaster, Robert Uchida, shares his talents through this moving performance of J. S. Bach's music for solo violin. Released in April 2020 as part of his Bach solo violin video series. Watch more on our ESO YouTube channel.

Watch: Interview with Robert Uchida