Friday 13 April 2018 7:30PM

Igor Levit piano

Frederic Rzewski 80th Birthday Concert

Additional notes

Change of Programme
The programme for the this concert has changed slightly and will now be as listed below.

Duration

This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval

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Ticket bookings are subject to a £2.00 administration fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

  • Igor Levit piano

During his student days Igor Levit, captivated by Frederic Rzewski’s music, asked the composer to write a new piece – which he did. Their deep artistic friendship continues with the première of a special Wigmore Hall commission to celebrate Rzewski’s 80th birthday.

  • Frederic Rzewski (b.1938)
        • New work (world première) [1]
  • Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
        • Song without Words in E major Op. 19b No. 1
        • Song without Words in A major 'The Hunt' Op. 19b No. 3
        • Song without Words in F sharp minor Op. 19b No. 5
        • Song without Words in A major Op. 19b No. 4
        • Song without Words in E major Op. 30 No. 3
        • Song without Words in E major Op. 38 No. 3
        • Song without Words in A flat major 'Duetto' Op. 38 No. 6
  • Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
      • Symphony No. 10
        • I. Adagio (trans. Ronald Stevenson)
  1. Commissioned by Wigmore Hall with the generous support of Annette Scawen Morreau

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