Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Violin Sonata No. 1 in A minor, Op. 105 *
Violin Sonata No. 2 in D minor, Op. 121 *
Fantasia in C major, Op. 131 (arr. Fritz Kreisler) *
Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst (1814-1865)
Erlkönig (based on Franz Schubert)
Grand Caprice for Solo Violin, op. 26
The Last Rose, Etude No. 6 for Solo Violin
Albrecht Menzel, violin
* Amir Katz, piano
Albrecht Menzel, born in 1992, received his first violin
instruction at the age of four and made his solo debut
at 13 at the Dresden Music Festival. He was trained
by the renowned violin pedagogue Professor Boris
Kuschnir and is now studying with Professor Julian
Rachlin at the Vienna Conservatory University.
He has meanwhile won prizes at numerous national
and international music competitions and received
a stipend of the Jürgen Ponto Foundation in
Frankfurt, amongst others.
He has selected a Schumann/Ernst programme
for his first CD released by OehmsClassics, and chosen
a partner who is meanwhile far from unknown at
Oehms-Classics: Amir Katz.