Itzhak Perlman returns to the Overture Center for Arts on Saturday. April 29, 2017. It’s been five years since his last sold out performance. His longtime pianist, Rohan DeSilva will be joining him in recital.
The violinist’s Madison program will feature works by a variety of composers. Selections include: Vivaldi’s “Sonata in A Major for Violin Continuo Op. 2 No. 2,” Beethoven’s “Sonata No. 1 in D Major for Violin and Piano Op. 12 No. 1”, Schumann’s “Fantasiestücke Op. 73,” and Ravel’s “Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in G Major.”
Perlman also likely will perform a few other pieces that he will announce from the stage during the program. Certainly, they will only be from composers whose work he admires.
“My first falling-in-love-with composer was Brahms,” the violinist says. “When I was young I thought his work was amazing. READ MORE