Classical Conversations

Sophia Jani: Poet of the Violin

Sophia Jani and Teresa Allgaier

In her poetic Six Pieces for Solo Violin, composer Sophia Jani unfolds a series of targeted techniques to celebrate the solo violin and its place as a sweetheart of music history and modern times. In collaboration with violinist Teresa Allgaier, she foreshadows the set with an introductory prelude and then proceeds with great intentionality through a variety of musical characters; she shares the details with Mary Claire Murphy.

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