J. S. Bach Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minorProkofiev Sonata No. 2 in D major, Op. 94Bloch Baal Shem (Three Pictures from Hasidic Life)Massanet Meditation from ThaÃ¯sTchaikovsky Valse Scherzo, Op. 34The first German artist to ever win the international Naumburg Violin Award in New York, Axel Strauss has been equally acclaimed for his virtuosity and his musical sensitivity. The Salt Lake Tribune praised his well-rounded artistry by saying, “Strauss quickly established that he is a virtuoso to be reckoned with. But amid his technical acumen, there was a genuine musician. His interpretive prowess was delightful.” Pianist Jeffrey LaDeur enjoys an increasingly busy career as concerto soloist, recitalist and chamber musician. A founding member of the Delphi Trio, he has performed in concert around the world, his recitals have been broadcast by WFMT Chicago and South Dakota Public Broadcasting, and he is a highly sought after teacher and chamber music coach.