Eberl - 3 Sonatas for Piano & Violin | Toccata Classics TOCC0390

Eberl - 3 Sonatas for Piano & Violin

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Label: Toccata Classics

Cat No: TOCC0390

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Chamber

Release Date: 2nd February 2018

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About

The chamber music of pianist-composer Anton Eberl (1765–1807) is one of the undiscovered secrets of Viennese Classicism. At the beginning of his career Eberl had to put up with the doubtful flattery of seeing some of his works published under the name of Mozart (who was a friend and supporter) – and with Mozart’s knowledge. But Eberl’s charming and elegant music deserves to be remembered in its own right: it engages in remarkably imaginative and experimental formal innovations. These innovations develop the Viennese Classical style beyond the point at which Mozart had left it, to a degree of refinement that led Eberl’s contemporaries to prefer his compositions to Beethoven’s. All three works are receiving their first recordings here.

Heejung Kang received her doctorate in Piano Performance at the College of Music at the University of North Texas in 2004. For Toccata Classics she has recorded the first in a planned series of the piano music of Reinhard Oppel (TOCC0003). Currently she teaches as an Adjunct Professor in Piano at the University of North Texas.

Active both as a soloist and a chamber musician, the violinist Dayeon Hong has performed in such venues as Alice Tully Hall and Paul Recital Hall in Lincoln Center, Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall in New York; Seoul Arts Center, Kumho Art Hall, LG Arts Center in Korea; and also in Canada, Colombia, France, Japan, Thailand, Ukraine and Vietnam. As well as serving as leader of a number of Korean orchestras, in New York she has performed as a member of the New Juilliard Ensemble and Corelliard Chamber Orchestra.

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