Midtown Concerts | Francis Liu – Solo Violin Sonatas of Ivan Khandoshkin

January 14, 2021, 1:15 PM EST

“Solo Violin Sonatas of Ivan Khandoshkin”

A violinist in the court of Catherine the Great, Ivan Khandoshkin (1747–1804) is believed to have developed his craft under the tutelage of the Italian violinists who dominated the court orchestra. This concert represents a rare opportunity to hear his Three Sonatas for Solo Violin, Op. 3, a haunting set influenced by Russian song, Italian virtuosity, and a cosmopolitan gallant style.

Francis Liu, violin
Join us at 1:15pm on our websiteFacebook, or YouTube for the performance. A post-concert conversation with the artists will take place on Zoom.

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