With a career spanning more than 30 years and 40 albums, this Bloomington native and Indiana University graduate is one of the most acclaimed violinists of his era. His many honors have included the Avery Fisher Prize as well as Grammy, Mercury, Gramophone Classical Music and Echo Klassik awards. In 2017, Sony released Joshua Bell: The Classical Collection, a 14-CD set of recording highlights from the past 20 years.
Bell’s new release is Scottish Fantasy, featuring two works of composer Max Bruch recorded with the acclaimed Academy of St. Martin in the Fields chamber orchestra in London, where Bell has served as music director since 2011.
Brahms Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100
(1833-1897) Allegro amabile
Andante tranquillo - Vivace
Grieg Violin Sonata No. 2 in G Major, Op. 13
(1843-1907) Lento - Allegro vivace
Prokofiev Violin Sonata No. 2 in D Major, Op. 94a
Scherzo - Presto
Allegro con brio