A truly masterful instrumental sonata leaves nothing to be desired. Brahms, Shostakovich, and Beethoven gave the world much of its greatest music. This program offers their consummate skills and unlimited inspirations, channeled into some of chamber music’s most intimate and compelling instrumental combinations.
- Brahms Sonata in E-flat major for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 120, No. 2 (1894)
- Shostakovich Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 147 (1975)
- Beethoven Sonata in C minor for Violin and Piano, Op. 30, No. 2 (1801–02)