Works showcasing the majestic soundscape of the piano as a solo instrument, in a chamber ensemble or with orchestra

Vanessa Sharman


14th September

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  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Piano Sonata in D, Hob.XVI:37. Alfred Brendel, pno.
  • Faure: Ballade in F sharp, Op.19. Jean-Philippe Collard, pno.
  • Nielsen: Suite, FS91. Mina Miller, pno.
  • Bartok: Out of Doors Suite. Stephen Kovacevich, pno.
  • Schumann: Symphonic Studies, Op.13. Maurizio Pollini, pno.
  • Ravel: Mother Goose Suite. Alfons Kontarsky, pno., Aloys Kontarsky, pno.

  • 7th September

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  • Haydn: Adagio in F, Hob. XVII:9. Alfred Brendel, pno.
  • Beethoven: Eleven Bagatelles, Op.119. Rudolf Buchbinder, pno.
  • Chopin: Variations in B flat on 'La ci darem' from Don Giovanni, Op.2. Emil Gilels, pno.
  • Messiaen: Catalogue d'oiseaux: The Reed Warbler. Paul Kim, pno.
  • Scriabin: Twelve Etudes, Op.8. Piers Lane, pno.
  • Moscheles: Anticipations of Scotland, Op.75. Howard Shelley, pno., Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley.

  • 31st August

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  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.32 in C minor, Op.111. Geoffrey Saba, pno.
  • Schumann: Arabeske in C, Op.18. Vladimir Horowitz, pno.
  • Scriabin: Etude in D sharp minor, Op.8/12. Vladimir Horowitz, pno.
  • Beach: Suite for two Pianos on Irish Melodies, Op.104. Virginia Eskin, pno., Kathleen Supove, pno.
  • Grieg: Bergliot, Op.42. Einar Steen-Nokleberg, pno.
  • Janacek: Capriccio for Piano (Left Hand) & 7 Wind Instruments. Andras Schiff, pno., Mondsee Music Festival Ensemble.
  • Holland: Piano Sonatina. Ray Resnik, pno.

  • 24th August

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  • Brahms (arr. Grainger): Cradle song. Leslie Howard, pno.
  • Grainger: Hornpipe. Leslie Howard, pno.
  • Grainger: Ramble on a Theme from Richard Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier. Leslie Howard, pno.
  • Schumann: Album for the Young, Op.68 (selections). Andreas Staier, pno.
  • Beethoven: Andante favori in F, WoO 57. Mikhail Pletnev, pno.
  • Faure: Ballade in F sharp, Op.19. Kathryn Stott, pno.
  • Schnabel: Dance suite. Geoffrey Tozer, pno.
  • Dutilleux: Au gre des ondes. Anne Queffelec, pno.
  • Dukas: Variations, Interlude and Finale on a theme by Rameau. Chantal Stigliani, pno.

  • 17th August

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  • Weber: Concert piece in F minor, Op.79. Steven Mayer, pno.
  • Roslavetz: Five Preludes. Christophe Sirodeau, pno.
  • Beethoven: Seven Bagatelles, Op.33. Natasha Vlassenko, pno.
  • Kabalevsky (arr. Yu): Pieces for children. Michael Kieran Harvey, pno., Julian Yu, pno.
  • Scriabin: 2 Impromptus, Op.7. Gordon Fergus-Thompson, pno.
  • Grainger: Danish Folk Music Suite. Penelope Thwaites, pno.

  • 10th August

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  • Soler: Sonata No. 21 in C sharp minor. Felicja Blumental, pno.
  • Mozart (arr. Grieg): Fantasia & Sonata in C Minor K475/457. Daniel Herscovitch, pno., Julie Adam, pno.
  • Mendelssohn Fanny: Piano Sonata in G minor. Heather Schmidt, pno.
  • Brahms (arr. Bach): Chaconne in D minor for the Left Hand. Anatol Ugorski, pno.
  • Liszt: Grandes etudes d'apres Paganini, Op.10, S141. Marina Kolomiitseva, pno.
  • Infante: Danses Andalouses. Darryl Coote, pno., Robert Chamberlain, pno.

  • 3rd August

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  • Bach: Chromatic fantasia and fugue in D minor, BWV903. Wilhelm Kempff, pno.
  • Liszt: Piano sonata in B minor, S178. Denes Varjon, pno.
  • Grieg: Norwegian Folk-Songs and Dances, Op.17. Einar Steen-Nokleberg, pno.
  • Shostakovich: Piano Sonata No.1, Op.12. Lilya Zilberstein, pno.
  • Messiaen: Fantasie Burlesque. Paul Kim, pno.
  • Thalberg: Grande fantaisie et variations sur des motifs de la Norma, Op.12. Francesco Nicolosi, pno.

  • 27th July

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  • Bach CPE: Fantasia in A, Wq.58/7. Geoffrey Lancaster, fortepiano.
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor, Op.13, 'Pathetique'. Geoffrey Lancaster, fortepiano.
  • Franck: Prelude, chorale and fugue. Kerstin Aberg, pno.
  • Sutherland: Conversationally, from Sonatina. David Lockett, pno.
  • Sutherland: Tenderly, from Sonatina. David Lockett, pno.
  • Sutherland: Impulsively from Sonatina. David Lockett, pno.
  • Martin: Fantasy on Flamenco Rhythms. Julie Adam, pno.
  • Schumann: Woodland Scenes, Op.82. Andreas Staier, pno.
  • Peterson-Berger: Frosoblomster, Book 1, Op.16. Niklas Sivelov, pno.


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