Presented by The Romanian Cultural Institute in New York and Ra Entertainment
Gabriel Croitoru and Liviu Prunaru, Violin The Violins Duel: Stradivari versus Guarneri
Friday, December 2, 2016
Weill Recital Hall
This concert features a duel with two collection instruments. Liviu Prunaru is concertmaster of the Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam and plays a 1694 Stradivarius Pachoud violin. A soloist of the Romanian Radio Orchestras and Choirs, Gabriel Croitoru performs on the Guarneri violin that previously belonged to composer George Enescu. The “arbiter” of the duel is pianist Horia Mihail.
Gabriel Croitoru and Liviu Prunaru, Violin Horia Mihail, Piano
Works by Sarasate, Moszkowski, Shostakovich, Smetana, Raff, Hubay, Wieniawski, Bériot, and Piazzolla