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Hilary Hahn

Eclipse (CD)

Eclipse, Hilary Hahn’s most personal album to date, recorded immediately after lockdown.

Featuring Dvořák’s and Ginastera’s Violin Concertos as well as Sarasate’s Carmen Fantasy. Recorded with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony and Andrés Orozco-Estrada.

"When I started planning this project four years ago, I had no idea what was about to overtake the world. I was ready for a deep dive into the Dvořák Violin Concerto. I was obsessed with the tantalizing, magical weirdness of Ginastera’s Violin Concerto, though I hadn’t learned it yet. And I loved Sarasate’s spirited “Carmen Fantasy”, which I had, for some reason, never played. I had a long history with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony, and my work with Andrés Orozco-Estrada was extensive and musically liberated. This record was to be a celebration of the humanity of music and the merging of meaningful collaborations…" - Hilary Hahn

Dvořák, Antonín:
Violin Concerto, Op. 53
I. Allegro ma non troppo
II. Adagio ma non troppo
III. Finale: Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo

Ginastera, Alberto:
Violin Concerto, Op. 30
Study No. 1. “Chords”. Allegro.
Study No. 2. “Thirds”. Allegretto
Study No. 3. “Other Intervals”. Lo stesso tempo
Study No. 4. “Arpeggios”. Lo stesso tempo
Study No. 5. “Harmonics”. Andante
Study No. 6. “Quarter Tones”. Larghissimo
Coda. Maestoso
Adagio for 22 Soloists
Scherzo pianissimo. Sempre volante, misterioso e appena sensibile
Perpetuum Mobile. Agitato e allucinante

Sarasate, Pablo de:
Carmen Concert Fantasy, Op. 25