All Leclair articles

  • Virtuosissimo

    Dmitry Sinkovsky, Il Pomo d’Oro: Virtuosissimo


    Russian artist meets Italian Baroque and the result has thrilling moments

  • Vivaldi-Ehnes

    Vivaldi: The Four Seasons. Tartini: Violin Sonata in G minor ‘The Devil’s Trill’. Leclair: Violin Sonata in D major ‘Tambourin’


    The Strad Issue: January 2016 Description: A calmer, cooler version of Vivaldi’s seasonal concertos Musicians: James Ehnes (violin/director) Andrew Armstrong (piano) Sydney Symphony Orchestra Composer: Vivaldi, Tartini, Leclair This might be the ideal antidote to Nigel Kennedy’s new, rebooted Four Seasons (see above), with its general disregard, ...

  • TimeReflexion

    Time Reflexion. Works by Rust, El-Khoury, Leclair, Stamitz, Tanguy and Narekatsi


    THE STRAD RECOMMENDS The Strad Issue: April 2015 Description: Old and new combined by this Armenian violinist and friends Musicians: Chouchane Siranossian (violin) with Rüdiger Lotter (baroque violin) Jean-Marc Phillips-Varjabedian (violin) Levon Chatikyan (duduk) Composer: Rust, El-Khoury, Leclair, Stamitz, Tanguy and Narekatsi If pretentious titles usually put ...

  • Leclair

    Leclair: Sonatas for two unaccompanied violins op.3


    The Strad Issue: March 2015 Description: Proficient performances of Leclair’s Italian–French fusions Musicians: Anima Concordia Composer: Leclair Husband-and-wife Baroque violin duo Paul Herrera and Kaori Toda form a technically assured and cohesive partnership in these accounts of Leclair’s Six Sonatas op.3. They thoroughly acknowledge Leclair’s marriage of ...

  • Leclair-ZZt-060401

    Leclair: Sonatas, Book 4


    The Strad Issue: January 2006 Musicians: Patrick Bismuth (violin) Valérie Balssa, La Tempesta Composer: Leclair Jean-Marie Leclair’s fourth book of solo sonatas contains twelve four-movement works in the sonata da chiesa form (ten for violin, two for flute), with a delightful smattering of French dance forms set ...