Praised for his combination of technical skill and emotional connection, violin virtuoso Leonidas Kavakos has performed with the world’s major orchestras and conductors. He is recognized across the world as a violinist and artist of rare quality, known at the highest level for his virtuosity, superb musicianship and the integrity of his playing.
Sonata No. 1 in D Major
Sonata No. 8 in G Major Sonata No. 9 in A Major “Kreutzer”
“During the fiendishly difficult passages of thick chords and skittish runs, he played with impressive clarity and vigor, never calling attention to the challenges. This fine artist received a long and deserved ovation.” —The New York Times
“Technically, [Kavakos] was staggering, surmounting every challenge with a weighty brilliance. As always with Kavakos, however, showmanship is subordinate to expression.” —The Guardian (UK)