Violinist Tomas Cotik, Assistant Violin Professor at Portland State University, is also an internationally-renowned concert and recording artist. He has done extensive study of fellow Argentine Astor Piazzolla in several acclaimed recordings (Naxos); a complete series of Schubert’s violin works (Centaur); and now the violin sonatas of Mozart.
Mr. Cotik has been a guest in All Classical Portland’s studios on a number of occasions, including live performances on Thursdays at Three, and he’s a welcome and familiar face here at the station. In John Pitman’s chat with Tomas, they talk about his process of acquiring just the right edition of the score, to exploring Mozart’s development from the composer’s visit to Paris (1778, age 22), to his final years in Vienna.
Check out John & Tomas’s discussion here.