Violinist Leonidas Kavakos talks about his approach to spontaneity and how it relates to the concept of concert preparation today.
The performance footage of Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Op. 24, "Spring," with pianist Enrico Pace was taken on March 3, 2014, at Carnegie Hall as part of the Vienna: City of Dreams festival.
“Sometimes it can just happen in the moment ... When that arrives in a concert today, I feel it's magic.” —Leonidas Kavakos
Part 1: Leonidas Kavakos on programming Beethoven's Violin Sonatas.Part 2: Leonidas Kavakos on Beethoven's "Kreutzer" Sonata.Part 3: Leonidas Kavakos on Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 7