2021 The Kreutzer Sonata

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What is the music of jealousy? Of obsession? Of desire? Award-winning playwright Jennifer Fawcett (Apples in Winter, Birth Witches) returns to Riverside with an adaptation that weaves together Leo Tolstoy’s haunting novella with the music of Ludwig van Beethoven and Leoš Janáček. Recorded by four-time Grammy Award winning producer and recording engineer Jesse Lewis. An audio-immersive theatrical experience you won’t soon forget.

The Kreutzer Sonata

Written by Jennifer Fawcett, adapted from Leo Tolstoy’s novella of the same name

Directed by Adam Knight


Pozdnyshev: Martin Andrews

Passenger/Wife: Saffron Henke


Sonata for Fortepiano and Violin No. 9 in A major Op. 47 – ‘Kreutzer’: Adagio sostenuto – Presto

Performed by Ian Watson (fortepiano) and Susanna Ogata (classical violin)

For more information on Ian and Susanna’s complete recordings of Beethoven’s Sonatas for Fortepiano and Violin visit www.thesixteenshop.com.


Leoš Janáček: String Quartet No. 1, “Kreutzer Sonata”

Original Concept and Arrangement by Eric Jacobsen

Orchestration by Michael P. Atkinson

Conducted by Eric Jacobsen

Performed by The Knights

Production Credits:

Recordings engineered by Christopher Moretti, Jesse Lewis, and Chris Rich

Editing and Mixing by Shauna Barravecchio and Jesse Lewis

Audio Mastering by Christopher Moretti

Additional producing by Tricia Park, Meagan Brus, and Adam Knight

Presented by:

The Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature: John Kenyon, Executive Director

Riverside Theatre: Adam Knight, Producing Artistic Director

MusicIC: Tricia Park, Artistic Director; Meagan Brus, Managing Director