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

Vanessa Sharman


16th November

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  • Liszt: Spanish Standschen G.487. Andreas Pistorius, pno.
  • Haydn: Piano Sonata in A flat, Hob.XVI.46. Geoffrey Lancaster, fortepiano.
  • Mompou: Charmes. Jordi Maso, pno.
  • Liszt: Piano sonata in B minor, S178. Daniil Trifonov, pno.
  • Ives: Varied Air and Variations.. Herbert Henck, pno.
  • Ives: Waltz-Rondo. Herbert Henck, pno.
  • Glass: Metamorphosis. Philip Glass, pno.

  • 9th November

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  • Bach: English Suite No.2 in A minor, BWV807. Martha Argerich, pno.
  • Alkan: Chants, Book 5, Op.70 - World premiere recording. Stephanie McCallum, pno.
  • Lessel: Adagio and Rondeau a La Polonaise in E flat, Op.9. Jerzy Sterczynski, pno., Silesian Philharmonic SO/Jerzy Salarowski.
  • Granados: Escenas poeticas. Douglas Riva, pno.
  • Grainger, Percy: Lincolnshire Posy. David Stanhope, pno., Leslie Howard, pno.
  • Chopin: Five Etudes Op.10 & Op.25. Leif Ove Andsnes, pno.

  • 2nd November

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  • Ravel: Alborada del Gracioso. Isador Goodman, pno.
  • Debussy: Etudes, Book 2. Roy Howat, pno.
  • Liszt: Six Grandes Etudes d'apres Paganini, S.141. Nikolai Petrov, pno.
  • Villa-Lobos: African Dances. Sonia Rubinsky, pno.
  • Dvorak: American Suite in A, Op.98, B.184. Stefan Veselka, pno.
  • Bizet: Children's Games. Jean-Philippe Collard, pno., Michel Beroff, pno.

  • 26th October

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  • Gershwin (arr. Finnissy): A Foggy Day. Joanna MacGregor, pno.
  • Lloyd: Aubade. Anthony Goldstone, pno., Caroline Clemmow, pno.
  • Shostakovich: Piano Sonata No.2 in B minor Op.61. Martin Jones, pno.
  • Munro: Blue Rags. Ian Munro, pno.
  • Grieg: Ballade in G minor, Op. 24. Eileen Joyce, pno.
  • Chopin: Ballade No.1 in G minor, Op.23. Rita Reichman, pno.

  • 19th October

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  • Schubert: Allegretto in C minor, D900. Ian Munro, pno.
  • Liszt: Christus - Two Orchestral Movements. Leslie Howard, pno.
  • Debussy: En blanc et noir. Roy Howat, pno.
  • Faure: Ballade in F sharp, Op.19. David Stanhope, pno.
  • Greenbaum: Allusion, Introspection and Ascension. Amir Farid, pno.
  • Messiaen: Catalogue d'oiseaux - Fifth Book. Hakon Austbo, pno.
  • Schubert: Divertissement a la Hongroise in G minor, D.818. Martha Argerich, pno., Alexander Mogilevesky, pno.

  • 12th October

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  • Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 2 in G sharp minor, Op.19, Sonata Fantasy. Daniil Trifonov, pno.
  • Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 8 in A minor, K.310. Mitsuko Uchida, pno.
  • Chopin: Preludes, Op.28: excerpts. Sviatoslav Richter, pno.
  • Brahms: Variations on a theme by Paganini in A minor, Op.35. Yuja Wang, pno.
  • Dvorak: American Suite in A, Op.98, B.184. Stefan Veselka, pno.
  • Grainger: In a Nutshell, Suite. Leslie Howard, pno., David Stanhope, pno.

  • 5th October

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  • Nikolayeva: 24 Concert Etudes, Op.13/18: Andante sostenuto. Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev, pno.
  • Debussy: A Slow Waltz. Claude Debussy, pno.
  • Debussy: Preludes - Book 1, The Girl with the Flaxen Hair. Rudolph Ganz, pno.
  • Schubert: Piano Sonata No.16 in A minor, D845. Andras Schiff, pno.
  • Mozart: Piano Sonata No.16 in C, K.545. Maria Joao Pires, pno.
  • Kay: Piano Sonata No.2. David Bollard, pno.
  • Munro: Blue Rags. Ian Munro, pno.
  • Scriabin: Etudes, Op.8, Nos. 2, 4, 8, 9, 11 &12. Marta Deyanova, pno.

  • 28th September

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  • Liszt: Sonetto 104 del Petrarch, S161/5. Stephanie McCallum, pno.
  • Brahms: Ballades, Op.10. Emil Gilels, pno.
  • Lessel: Variations on Ukranian Folk Song in A minor, Op.15/1. Jerzy Sterczynski, pno.
  • Scriabin: Vers la flamme, Op.72. Geoffrey Saba, pno.
  • Smetana: Dreams. William Howard, pno.
  • Bach: English Suite No.6 in D minor, BWV811. Piotr Anderszewski, pno.

  • 21st September

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  • Grieg: Agitato, EG 106. Einar Steen-Nokleberg, pno.
  • Mozart: Twelve variations in E Flat on Je suis Lindor, K.354. Francesco Nicolosi, pno.
  • Liszt: Trois morceaux suisses. Leslie Howard, pno.
  • Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, Op.37b. Lang Lang, pno.
  • Joachim (arr. Brahms): Demetrius Overture (two pianos). Silke-Thora Matthies, pno., Christian Kohn, pno.


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