by Julia FischerJulia Fischer




After albums of Baroque music and fiendishly difficult solo repertoire, violinist Julia Fischer turns her attention to the more lyrical side of her playing and her expressive palate of tone colors. Comprising four substantial pieces, this unique program is headed by Suk’s virtuosic Fantasy, a mini-concerto that is now justifiably finding its way into the concert repertoire. It is accompanied by two well-known tone poems -- the elegant Poème by Chausson and the English pastoral The Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams. The album is completed by Respighi’s Poema autunnale (of which there are only a few other recordings in the catalog), making the program truly multinational.

For this release Julia was joined by two of her most beloved collaborators, the conductor Yakov Kreizberg and the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra. With Kreizberg’s recent passing Julia has dedicated this recording to him: "In loving memory of Yakov Kreizberg, my closest friend, colleague and supporter for so many years. No words can begin to express how grateful I am and how privileged I feel for having known him. His memory shall live forever in my heart." From the Label

Product Details

Release Date: 05/03/2011
Label: Decca
UPC: 0028947826842
catalogNumber: 001553502


  1. The Lark Ascending, romance for violin & orchestra
  2. Poème, for violin & orchestra, Op. 25
  3. Fantasy for violin & orchestra, Op 24
  4. Poema autunnale, for violin & orchestra, P. 146

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