Violin Sonatas by French composers - G. Pierné, F. Poulenc, C. Debussy, and M. Ravel
Jacques Israelievitch, violin / Kanae Matsumoto, piano
Released by Fleur de son
theroundupnews.com, November 3, 2010
Review: The performance on October 28, 2010 with Ji Young An, violin, at the Pierce College Concert Series
"The performance was great...." "Bothe are great individual players but what makes them extra special is how they play well together, and that is not common."
Kanae is featuring Jenni Brandon's New CD, Song of California: Music for Winds and Piano
ShowtimeMagazine.ca, June 22, 2009
Jacques Israelievitch and his Beethoven Violin Sonata Marathon reviewed by Stanley Fefferman
Sunday, June 21, 2009, Gallery 345, Toronto.
"Beethoven's ten sonatas for piano and violin, over shadowed from the composer's time until the present by his symphonies, quartets and piano sonatas, are beginning to come into their own with critics as well as performers."
Excerpted from the Los Angeles Times, May 27, 2009
Review: Christoph Eschenbach plays the piano at Disney Hall
"After intermission, and before Eschenbach’s Schubert, Philharmonic violinist Mark Kashper and Kanae Matsumoto, on piano, offered Dvorak’s Four Romantic Pieces. The best was the inward final Larghetto, the players catching its lyric and harmonic flights with poise."