Erick Friedman

VIOLINIST

Erick Friedman has an extensive discography including many solo and concerto recordings on the RCA label.

 

His first recordings of these works were with Seiji Ozawa and the London Symphony in the 1960's. Other RCA recordings include the Boston Symphony, Chicago Symphony and London Symphony.

 

A CD featuring Heifetz and Friedman playing the Bach Double Concerto is available at online vendors including itunes.

 

Mr. Friedman's recording of Bartok with the Orchestra of the Sudwestfunk with Zdenek Macal is available on the Musical Heritage label.

 

Erick Friedman's recordings with Andre Previn of the Bach Sonatas for Violin and Clavecin and the Franck and Debussy Sonatas won prestigious Grammy Award nominations.

 

His participation in the BMG/RCA CD set of all the recordings of Jascha Heifetz won him the 1996 Grammy Award. 

 

In addition to a CD release of some of the major violin works of Ezra Laderman, he also once again made a recording in 2000, of the Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky concertos (Mr. Friedman first recorded these works with Seiji Ozawa and the London Symphony in the 1960's), with Laurent Petitgirard and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo which was released to critical acclaim on the internet and CD in Europe and Japan. In a review of this CD, the London Daily Mail wrote: "...a pupil of Heifetz but for many years he has been acknowledged as a master in his own right."

Newly released in 2013-2014: Erick Friedman's live CD presented by Melo Classic, featuring performances of the Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 and the Lalo Symphonie Espagnole with the Orchestre National de France. Excerpts of it can be heard on this page. It may be purchased by clicking here or by clicking the image below. 

 

 

In addition to the live concerto recording release, a new CD containing live recital performances with pianist Nadia Reisenberg featuring the Beethoven, Brahms, and Strauss sonatas can be purchased by clicking here or on the image below:

The Jascha Heifetz Society just released their 2000-2001 recital performances on DVD, featuring a full recital by Erick Friedman, in addition to performances by Sherry Kloss, Ruggiero Ricci, and Aaron Rosand.  It can be purchased by clicking here or on the image below.

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