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Classic FM Drive Featured Album, 16 February 2015.
Following the success of her discs of Romantic violin music, Norwegian violinist Vilde Frang has recorded Mozart’s Concertos Nos. 1 and 5 'Turkish' and the Sinfonia Concertante K364, showing off her expertise in the Classical repertoire.
In 2012, Frang did an orchestral tour of Asia conducted by Jonathan Cohen in which she performed Mozart's fifth violin concerto. Their performance was a great critical and popular success and now, they have committed the vibrancy of their collaboration to disc. Cohen’s exceptional chamber orchestra, Arcangelo, makes for the ideal partner, joined by violist Maxim Rysanov in the Sinfonia Concertante.
Frang's playing is extrovert and confident and still tends to the Romantic, making for an interesting combination with the authentic instrument approach of Arcangelo. Some of the very best versions of Mozart's timeless masterpieces.