A program focusing on the diversity of keyboard instruments and the great works created for them over the centuries, with an emphasis on solo performance.


21st October

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  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Goldberg Variations, BWV988. Huguette Dreyfus, hpschd.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Piano Sonata No.14 in C Minor, K.457. Claudio Arrau, pno.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, Op.57, 'Appassionata'. Daniel Barenboim, pno.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Preludes, Op.28. Daniil Trifonov, pno.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Piano Pieces, Op.118. Wilhelm Kempff, pno.
  • Debussy, Claude: Preludes - Book 1. Krystian Zimerman, pno.

  • 14th October

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  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Sonata in E flat for flute and harpsichord, BWV1031. Aurele Nicolet, fte., Karl Richter, hpschd.
  • Ponce, Manuel Maria: Sonata for guitar & harpsichord. Olivier Bensa, gtr., Richard Siegel, hpschd.
  • Holst, Gustav: Duet for trombone and organ. Alain Trudel, tbn., Patrick Wedd, org.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Violin sonata No.3 in D minor, Op.108. Leonid Kavakos, vln., Yuja Wang, pno.

  • 7th October

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  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata No.30 in E, Op.109. Emil Gilels, pno.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Tarantelle in A flat, Op.43. Alexander Brailowsky, pno.
  • Debussy, Claude: Danse-Tarantelle styrienne. Pascal Rogé, pno.
  • Falla, Manuel de: Andaluza. Aline van Barentzen, pno.
  • Falla, Manuel de: Nights in the gardens of Spain. Margaret Fingerhut, pno. London SO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Albeniz, Isaac: Suite espagnola, Op.47. Katia Labeque, pno., Marielle Labeque, pno.
  • Da Mota, Jose Viana: Five Portuguese Raphsodies, no.1 Joao Costa Ferreira, pno
  • Valerio, Frederico Ai Mouraria Mario Moita, pno

  • 30th September

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  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata No.32 in C minor, Op.111. Maurizio Pollini, pno.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Piano Sonata No.3 in B minor, Op.58. Emil Gilels, pno.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Variations in F minor, Hob.XVII:6. Mikhail Pletnev, pno.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Piano Sonata No.6 in A, Op.82. Ivo Pogorelich, pno.

  • 23rd September

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  • Buxtehude, Dietrich: Suite in C. Jacqueline Ogeil, hpschd.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Art of fugue: contrapunctus 1. Arvid Gast, org.
  • Bach JC: Duet in G, Op.15. Christophe Rousset, hpschd., Christopher Hogwood, hpschd.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Variations in C on Ah, vous dirai-je Maman, K.265. Clara Haskil, pno.
  • Hummel, Johann: Piano Concerto No.2 in A Minor, Op.85. Stephen Hough, pno. English CO/Bryden Thomson.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Concert Piece in F minor, Op. 113. Madoka Inui, pno., Peter Schmidl, cl., Pierre Pichler, basset-horn .
  • Reinecke, Carl: Nocturne, Op.112. James Sommerville, horn, Rena Sharon, pno.

  • 16th September

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  • Brahms, Johannes: Variations on a theme by Paganini in A minor, Op.35. Yuja Wang, pno.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Recollections of Paganini. Dominique Merlet, pno.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op.43. Yuja Wang, pno. Mahler CO/Claudio Abbado.

  • 9th September

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  • Soler, Antonio: Concerto No.1 in C for two organs. Amy Johansen, org., Robert Ampt, org.
  • Seixas, Carlos: Harpsichord Concerto in A. Ketil Haugsand, hpschd. Norwegian Baroque Orch/Ketil Haugsand.
  • Sor, Fernando: Les Choisies. Josep Maria Roger, fortepiano .

  • 2nd September

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  • Pachelbel, Johann: Canon in D for bagpipes, and Enough is Enough. Colin Clansey, bagpipes .
  • Geddes, John Maxwell: Aye Waukin, O!. Len Vorster, pno., Vivien Hamilton, sop.
  • Geddes, John Maxwell: Willie's Rare and Willie's Fair. Len Vorster, pno., Vivien Hamilton, sop.
  • Bruce, Robert: Cities - a Musical Caricature. Robert Bruce, pno.
  • d'Albert, Eugen: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B minor, Op.2. Piers Lane, pno. BBC Scottish SO/Alun Francis.
  • d'Albert, Eugen: Piano Concerto No. 2 in E, Op.12. Piers Lane, pno. BBC Scottish SO/Alun Francis.
  • Spottiswoode, Alicia: Annie Laurie. Caroline Almonte, pno., Yvonne Kenny, sop.