Kim Kashkashian

Biography by Uncle Dave Lewis

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Violist Kashkashian is a great proponent of new music that features her instrument, doing much to expand its repertoire and audience.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364; Violin Concerto No. 1
1984 Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364; Violin Concerto No. 1 Deutsche Grammophon
 
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Romances and Elegies for Viola and Piano
1986 Romances and Elegies for Viola and Piano ECM
 
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Hindemith: Sonatas for Viola & Piano and Viola Alone
1988 Hindemith: Sonatas for Viola & Piano and Viola Alone ECM
 
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Mozart: Complete Viola Quintets, Vol. 2
1988 Mozart: Complete Viola Quintets, Vol. 2 RCA
 
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Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 15; Gubaidulina: Rejoice!
1989 Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 15; Gubaidulina: Rejoice! CBS Records
 
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Mozart: Divertimento, K.563
1990 Mozart: Divertimento, K.563 Sony Classical
 
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Schubert: Quartet No. 15, D.887; Mozart: Adagio & Fugue K.546
1990 Schubert: Quartet No. 15, D.887; Mozart: Adagio & Fugue K.546 CBS Records
 
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Dmitri Shostakovich, Paul Chihara, Linda Bouchard
1991 Dmitri Shostakovich, Paul Chihara, Linda Bouchard ECM
 
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Lachrymae
1993 Lachrymae ECM
 
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Giya Kancheli: Vom Winde beweint; Alfred Schnittke: Konzert für Viola und Orchester
1994 Giya Kancheli: Vom Winde beweint; Alfred Schnittke: Konzert für Viola und Orchester ECM
 
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Bach: 3 Sonaten für Viola da Gamba und Cembalo
1994 Bach: 3 Sonaten für Viola da Gamba und Cembalo ECM
 
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Hommage à R. Sch.: György Kurtág, Robert Schumann
1995 Hommage à R. Sch.: György Kurtág, Robert Schumann ECM
 
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Kancheli: Morning Prayers; Abii Ne Videdrem; Evening Prayers
1995 Kancheli: Morning Prayers; Abii Ne Videdrem; Evening Prayers ECM
 
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Kurtág: Neun Stücke für Viola Solo; Jelek, Op. 5; Hommage à R. Sch.; Schumann: Märchenbilder, Op. 113; Fantasiestücke, Op. 73
1995 Kurtág: Neun Stücke für Viola Solo; Jelek, Op. 5; Hommage à R. Sch.; Schumann: Märchenbilder, Op. 113; Fantasiestücke, Op. 73 ECM
 
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Ulysses' Gaze
1995 Ulysses' Gaze ECM New Series / ECM
 
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Mozart: The 5 Violin Concertos
1996 Mozart: The 5 Violin Concertos Deutsche Grammophon
 
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Kancheli: Caris Mere
1997 Kancheli: Caris Mere ECM
 
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Johannes Brahms: Sonaten für Viola und Klavier
1997 Johannes Brahms: Sonaten für Viola und Klavier ECM
 
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Kim Kashkashian Plays Béla Bartók, Peter Eötvös, György Kurtág
2000 Kim Kashkashian Plays Béla Bartók, Peter Eötvös, György Kurtág ECM
 
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Luciano Berio: Voci
2000 Luciano Berio: Voci ECM / Universal Music Classics and Jazz
 
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Mozart
2001 Mozart Sony Classical
 
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Hayren: Music of Komitas and Tigran Mansurian
2003 Hayren: Music of Komitas and Tigran Mansurian ECM / ECM New Series
 
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Tigran Mansurian: Monodia
2004 Tigran Mansurian: Monodia ECM / ECM New Series
 
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Mozart: Violin Concerto No.5; Sinfonia concertante K.364
2006 Mozart: Violin Concerto No.5; Sinfonia concertante K.364 Universal
 
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Mozart: Kegelstatt-Trio; Duos for Violin and Viola
2007 Mozart: Kegelstatt-Trio; Duos for Violin and Viola Deutsche Grammophon
 
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Asturiana: Songs from Spain and Argentina
2007 Asturiana: Songs from Spain and Argentina ECM New Series / ECM
 
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Neharót
2009 Neharót ECM
 
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Thomas Larchner: Madhares
2010 Thomas Larchner: Madhares ECM
 
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Fauré: Trio Op. 120; Quartet Op. 15 No. 1
2010 Fauré: Trio Op. 120; Quartet Op. 15 No. 1 Philips
 
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Johann Strauss & Joseph Lanner: Waltzes & Polkas
2010 Johann Strauss & Joseph Lanner: Waltzes & Polkas Decca
 
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Sounds and Silence
2011 Sounds and Silence ECM
 
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György Kurtág, György Ligeti: Music for Viola
2012 György Kurtág, György Ligeti: Music for Viola ECM New Series
 
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Tre Voci
2014 Tre Voci ECM / ECM New Series
 
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Rothko Chapel: Morton Feldman, Erik Satie, John Cage
2015 Rothko Chapel: Morton Feldman, Erik Satie, John Cage ECM
 
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Arcanum
2016 Arcanum ECM
 
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Eleni Karaindrou: David
2016 Eleni Karaindrou: David ECM / ECM New Series
 
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J.S. Bach: Six Suites for Viola Solo
2018 J.S. Bach: Six Suites for Viola Solo ECM
 
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Tigran Mansurian: Con Anima
2020 Tigran Mansurian: Con Anima ECM New Series
 
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violinkonzerte Nos. 1 & 2; Duo für Violine & Viola, KV 424
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violinkonzerte Nos. 1 & 2; Duo für Violine & Viola, KV 424 Deutsche Grammophon
 
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