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.


27th May

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  • Vivaldi, Antonio (arr. Roberts, Cameron):Four seasons: concerto in G minor, RV315, Summer. Cameron Roberts, pno.
  • Liszt, Franz: Transcription of Beethoven's Symphony No.1 in C. Earl Wild, pno.
  • Stravinsky, Igor: The Rite of Spring (for two pianos): excerpts. Duo 225 .
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Danse Macabre, Op.40. Dorothy Jonas, pno., Joshua Pierce, pno.
  • Lutoslawski, Witold: Variations on a Theme of Paganini. Dorothy Jonas, pno., Joshua Pierce, pno.

  • 20th May

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  • Debussy, Claude: Pagodes, Walter Gieseking
  • Debussy, Claude: La soiree dans Grenade, Walter Gieseking
  • Debussy, Claude: Images (oubliees): Homage a Rameau, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
  • debussy: Reflets dans l'eau (from Images), Walter Gieseking
  • Debussy, Claude: L'isle Joyeuse, Walter Gieseking
  • Ravel, Maurice: Gaspard de la nuit, Michelangeli

  • 13th May

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  • Vivaldi, Antonio (arr. Dart, Thurston): Concerto for Four Harpsichords in D minor. Denis Vaughan, hpschd., Eileen Joyce, hpschd., George Malcolm, hpschd., Thurston Dart, hpschd. Pro Arte Orch/Boris Ord.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Divertimento in F, 'The Master and the Scholar', Hob.XVIIa/1. Ingo Petry, fortepiano, Ronald Brautigam, fortepiano .
  • Hummel, Johann: Piano Sonata in E flat, Op.51. Andreas Groethuysen, pno., Yaara Tal, pno.

  • 6th May

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  • Schubert, Franz: Erlkonig, D.328. Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, sop., Geoffrey Parsons, pno.
  • Schubert, Franz: Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118. Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, sop., Geoffrey Parsons, pno.
  • Schubert, Franz: Piano Sonata No.21 in B Flat, D960. Sir Clifford Curzon, pno.

  • 29th April

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  • Thalben-Ball, Sir George: Elegy. Calvin Bowman, org.
  • Franck, Cesar: Priere, Op.20. Jennifer Bate, org.
  • Vierne, Louis: Berceuse. Simon Lindley, org.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Adagio in B Minor, K540. Andras Schiff, pno.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Rondo in A Minor, K.511. Andras Schiff, pno.

  • 22nd April

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  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Piano Sonata No.11 in A, K.331. Philippe Entremont, pno.
  • Medtner, Nikolai: Theme & Variations in C Sharp minor, Op.55. Nikolai Demidenko, pno.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Twelve Variations in A on the Russian Dance from "Das Waldmadchen", Wo071. Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno.
  • Sowash, Rick: Theme with Six variations. Barbara Harbach, hpschd.

  • 15th April

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  • Nielsen, Carl: Theme with Variations, FS81. Mina Miller, pno.
  • Nielsen, Carl: Preludes 3, 5 & 22, FS136. John Maynard, org.
  • Nielsen, Carl: Symphonic Suite, FS19. Mina Miller, pno.
  • Nielsen, Carl: Fantasy piece for clarinet and piano, FS3h. Bergen Wind Quintet .

  • 8th April

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  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Piano Sonata No.1 in C, Op.24. Stephanie McCallum, pno.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata No.17 in D minor, Op.31/2, 'The Tempest'. Helene Grimaud, pno.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Violin Sonata in B minor, BWV1014. Elizabeth Blumenstock, vln., John Butt, hpschd.
  • Schumann, Robert: Toccata in C, Op.7. Julius Katchen, pno.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor, Op.35, 'Funeral March'. Leif Ove Andsnes, pno.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Violin Sonata in A, BWV1015. Elizabeth Blumenstock, vln., John Butt, hpschd.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, Op.23. Martha Argerich, pno. Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Piano Sonata No.7 in B flat, Op.83. Martha Argerich, pno.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Violin Sonata in E, BWV1016. Elizabeth Blumenstock, vln., John Butt, hpschd.

  • 1st April

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  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Well-Tempered Clavier - Book 1, BWV846-849. Richard Egarr, hpschd.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Well-Tempered Clavier - Book 1, BWV846-849. Richard Egarr, hpschd.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Well-Tempered Clavier - Book 1, BWV846-849. Richard Egarr, hpschd.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Barcarolle No. 4 in A flat, Op.44. Paul Crossley, pno.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Nocturne No.6 in D flat, Op.63. Jean-Philippe Collard, pno.
  • Albeniz, Isaac: Azulejos. Guillermo Gonzalez, pno.
  • Martucci, Giuseppe: Fantasia on 'Un Ballo in Maschera', Op.8, for 2 pianos. Giorgio Cozzolino, pno., Pietro Spada, pno.