Ariadne Daskalakis

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Joseph Joachim Raff

Violin Sonatas Nos. 1,3 & 4

Ariadne Daskalakis & Roglit Ishay
Tudor Recording AG (Zurich / Switzerland), 2004

Catalog Number Tudor 7122
EAN-Code 7619911712204

Great discovery of an almost forgotten Romantic composer.

"[...] The performances of all three works are superb and the recorded sound is excellent, so don't hesitate. [...]"

TowerRecords.com, 5 March 2006


"Their interpretations of both the first and third sonatas are altogether warmer and less edgy than those of Turban and Nemtsov, and this is particularly noticeable in the more turbulent Violin Sonata No. 1. Daskalakis' playing is altogether sweeter, so much so that the stormy first movement loses some of the drama with which Turban imbued it, but it gains a romantic glow. ... The finale is played with a beguiling lightness - the lilting phrases around 3:50 and 7:00 are a joy..."

Mark Thomas, J. J. Raff Society, October 2004