Beethoven’s Violin Sonatas with Lana Trotovšek and Maria Canyigueral

17. 02. 2021

Tonight, 17 February, at 8. 30 pm (CET) Wigmore Hall is going to broadcast a live concert of the three Beethoven Violin Sonatas performed by the recipient of this year’s Prešeren Fund Award Lana Trotovšek and pianist Maria Canyigueral. The concert will be streamed on the Youtube channel of Wigmore Hall.

Violinist Lana Trotovšek has captivated audiences with her “true feel of live intuitive performance” (The Strad ) and for bringing “freshness, depth and insight” to her interpretations. Washington Post has described her as “Radiant” and praised her “clean, refined tone with musical sense of phrasing and impeccable intonation”.

Trotovšek has performed at some of the most prestigious venues, including the Wigmore Hall, Vienna’s Konzerthaus, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw and Muziekgebouw in Eindhoven. Her talent has taken her beyond Europe to perform in China, Japan, the UAE, Canada, the USA and she has performed with many eminent conductors such as Valery Gergiev, George Pehlivanian, Hans Graf, Uroš Lajovic, Barry Wordsworth, Andres Mustonen and others.

Maria Canyigueral has been described by La Vanguardia as “a pianist of great personality”. One of the leading lights among the new generation of Spanish pianists, she has inspired collaborations with many outstanding contemporary Spanish composers. Having spent her formative years between Spain and the UK, she has since attracted a devoted following of her worldwide concert itineraries. In addition to her live performances, Maria has made an impact also with her recordings.

The talented artists have also performed all of Beethoven’s Violin Sonatas at last years 68th Ljubljana Festival.

Violin Sonata No. 8 in G Op. 30 No. 3
Violin Sonata No. 5 Op. 24, “Spring”
Violin Sonata No. 7 in C minor Op. 30 No. 2
II. Adagio molto espressivo No. 1

All live-streamed concerts will be available on demand for 30 days after the date of the concert.