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Perlman | Ax - Faure & Strauss Violin Sonatas / WFMT: New Release Of the Week

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Legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman is known the world over as one of the most recognizable and beloved classical artists today.  The 16-time Grammy winning Perlman celebrates his 70th birthday on August 31; the milestone is marked with multiple releases paying tribute to his catalogue as well as Perlman's first new solo recording in 16 years. Fauré & Strauss Violin Sonatas with pianist Emanuel Ax will be released on August 28 on Deutsche Grammophon/UMC, on the heels of the 25-CD box set Itzhak Perlman.

The Fauré: Violin Sonata No 1 in A major, Op 13 (26:39) from Itzhak Perlman, Emanuel Ax - Faure & Strauss: Violin Sonatas on Deutsche Grammophon is a WFMT: Chicago - New Release Of the Week.