Maria Bachmann – GLASS HEART
Maria Bachmann, violin
Jon Klibonoff, piano


Orange Mountain Music OMM7006
UPC 801837700626


Glass – Sonata for Violin & Piano
1. Movement I
2. Movement II
3. Movement III
4. Bach/Gounod: Ave Maria

Schubert – Sonata in A major, D. 408 – Opus 162
5. I: Allegro moderato
6. II: Scherzo (Presto) & Trio
7. III: Andantino
8. IV: Allegro vivace
9. Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano in A minor (‘Posthumous’)


Maria Bachmann records a recital that features the world premiere recording of Philip Glass’ Sonata for Violin and Piano (2008) which was written for her. The recital also includes Ave Maria by Bach/Gounod, Schubert’s mighty Sonata in A major, and Ravel’s posthumous Sonate. Bachmann is joined by the remarkable pianist Jon Klibonoff.

This world premiere recording of the Glass Sonata was produced by Adam Abeshouse and won the Samuel Sanders Collaborative Artists award winner in 2010 as the Classical Recording Foundation Award�s ceremony at Carnegie Hall.


Executive producer, Maria Bachmann
Produced/engineered by Adam Abeshouse
Edited, Mixed and mastered by Adam Abeshouse
Assistant Engineer, Andy Ryder
Piano tech, Ed Court
Recorded at New York State University Performing Arts Center, Purchase N.Y. Recital Hall

Philip Glass Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano (2008) was commissioned in honor of the 70th birthday of Lucy Miller Murray by Martin L. Murray through Meet the Composer for premiere and performance by Maria Bachmann.

2010 Classical Recording Foundation (CRF) Samuel Sanders Collaborative Artists Award winner.

This recording was made possible in part by an award from the Classical Recording Foundation (CRF)

Executive producers for Orange Mountain Music: Philip Glass, Kurt Munkacsi and Don Christensen

This recording is dedicated with much love and thanks to my parents, Eva and Tibor Bachmann, to Judy and Adam Aronson, and my husband Josh Aronson, whose loving support makes everything possible.
— Maria Bachmann