Thursday 17 December 2015 7:30PM

Brad Mehldau piano

Wigmore Hall Jazz Series

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  • Brad Mehldau piano

Even the most densely stocked thesaurus would run short of the superlatives needed to describe American composer, arranger and pianist Brad Mehldau’s creative contribution to the development of contemporary jazz.

He returns to Wigmore Hall to perform a selection of his own material, including a première of a specially commissioned work.

  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
      • The Well-tempered Clavier Book I, Prelude and Fugue No. 3 in C sharp major BWV848
        • I. Prelude
  • Brad Mehldau (b.1970)
      • Three Pieces after Bach
        • After Bach 1: Rondo (UK première) [1]
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
      • The Well-tempered Clavier Book II, Prelude and Fugue No. 16 in G minor BWV885
        • II. Fugue
  • Brad Mehldau
      • Three Pieces after Bach
        • After Bach 2: Ostinato (UK première) [2]
        • Improvisation on Bach I
  • Interval
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
      • The Well-tempered Clavier Book I, Prelude and Fugue No. 6 in D minor BWV851
        • I. Prelude
  • Brad Mehldau
      • Three Pieces after Bach
        • After Bach 3: Toccata (UK première) [3]
        • Improvisation on Bach II
  1. Co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall, The Royal Conservatory of Music Toronto, The National Concert Hall Dublin, and Wigmore Hall with the support of André Hoffmann, president of the Fondation Hoffmann, a Swiss grant-making foundation
  2. Co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall, The Royal Conservatory of Music Toronto, The National Concert Hall Dublin, and Wigmore Hall with the support of André Hoffmann, president of the Fondation Hoffmann, a Swiss grant-making foundation
  3. Co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall, The Royal Conservatory of Music Toronto, The National Concert Hall Dublin, and Wigmore Hall with the support of André Hoffmann, president of the Fondation Hoffmann, a Swiss grant-making foundation

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