The Kreutzer Sonata

On the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven

In a programme:

Ludwig van Beethoven

Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 4, op. 23, a minor
Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 5, op. 24, in F Major
Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 9, op. 47, in A Major (“Kreutzerova”)

Arrangement for cello - Alexander Knyazev

About the performance

  • Date25.05.2020, 19:00
  • CountryRussia
  • CityMoscow
  • Place
    Niko Gallery
  • Address
    Moscow, Bolshy Tishinsky per. 19-1


Александр Князев

Alexander Knyazev

He graduated from the Moscow Conservatory in cello. Pupil A.K. Fedorchenko. He also graduated from the Nizhny Novgorod Conservatory in organ class from Professor G. I. Kozlova. Soloist of the Moscow Philharmonic (since 1989).

Concerts as a cellist and organist. Recorded over 30 CDs (JS Bach, R. Schumann, I. Brahms, F. Chopin, M. Reger). Among the creative achievements are Bach’s Art of the Fugue, Bach’s Six Suites for cello solo (performed one evening at the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, 2000), Bach’s Chaconne’s recording in the cello version, and all Reger’s sonatas for cello and piano (in France, with E. Oganesyan). She tours in many countries of the world. Performs with Yu.A. Bashmet, V.V. Tretyakov, V. Repin, V.T. Spivakov, V. Afanasyev, M. S. Voskresensky, N.L. Lugansky, B. Berezovsky, E. Leonskaya and others. Author of the cello transcriptions of the Fifth Sonata L. van Beethoven for violin and piano, Duet A dur F. Schubert, Scherzo c moll Brahms.
Басиния Шульман

Basinia Shulman

Is a bright example of the famous Russian piano school. Born in Moscow, she studied in the renowned Gnesin School and then in the Moscow State Conservatory named after Tchaikovsky (class of the outstanding pianist, professor Eliso Virsaladze), followed by postgraduate studies in the Brussels Conservatory under the direction of Eugeny Mogilevsky.
Basinia Shulman is a laureate of international competitions.