Friday 11 June 2021 1:00PM

Antonina Suhanova piano

Knussen, Mozart, Prokofiev and Schubert

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The four works in today’s programme span a period of 220 years. Mozart’s 9th piano sonata was written during his stay in Augsburg and Mannheim in 1777; Schubert’s Impromptus D935 were published posthumously in 1839; Prokofiev’s Opus 84 is the third of the ‘Three War Sonatas’, composed in 1939; and Knussen’s Prayer Bell Sketch is a 6-minute work based on recollecting and rearranging a few clear, bell-like harmonies, composed in 1997.

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
      • Piano Sonata in D K311
  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
      • 4 Impromptus D935
        • Impromptu in B flat No. 3
  • Oliver Knussen (1952-2018)
      • Prayer Bell Sketch Op. 29
  • Prokofiev (1891-1953)
      • Piano Sonata No. 8 in B flat Op. 84
  • Encore
  • Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
      • 13 Preludes Op. 32
        • Prelude in G sharp minor No. 12

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