Violin concerto N. 3, op. A-37, "ibérico (sin tono)".
Barcelona Symphony Orchestra.
Conductor: Darrel Ang
Brahms & Franck
Johannes Brahms and Cesar Franck where two contemporary composers who didn't get to personally meet. However, they where both at the tip of their creative potencial in 1886. In that year the german started writting the violin sonata N. 3, and the Belgian was finnishing his celebrated sonata in A major. These two milestone achivements perfectly ilustrate the personalities and techniques of these unique creators.
Performers: Ana María Valderrama, violin; Rafael Aguirre, guitar; Pablo García López, tenor; Javier Riba, guitar; Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León; Jesús López Cobos, conductor. NAXOS 8.570420
À mon ami Sarasate
Homage to the legendary Spanish violinist and composer recorded with the same Stradivarius that helped Sarasate build his fame as virtuoso: the Boissier-Sarasate. The exquisite musical selection of works composed by Sarasate or inspired by him includes several pieces never recorded before.
Orquesta Freixenet de la Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía
Conductor: Maximiano Valdés
Soloist: Ana María Valderrama
Live recording from Spanish National Auditorium