Sunday Afternoons of Music offered a strongly performed and uniquely programmed chamber music event presented on an unconventional Saturday evening at Gusman Concert Hall.
Violinist Soovin Kim stepped out to welcoming applause, which he quickly silenced as he rapidly drew across his bow, commanding the audience’s attention with the opening trill to Eugene Ysaye’s Sonata No. 6. The piece for solo violin places technique at the forefront with demanding flurries of runs and double stops, yet Kim displayed the technical prowess necessary while still maintaining a high level of artistry in his dynamic shifts and phrasing. The transition midway through to a sumptuous Habanera rhythm provided further opportunity for Kim’s lyricism.
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