Sunday 24 February 2019 7:30PM

Kirill Gerstein piano

Liszt, Beethoven, Janáček and more

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  • Kirill Gerstein piano

The Russian-born, Jewish- American virtuoso’s varied programme emblemises the breadth of his interests, from the fascinating music of Armenian composer, priest and ethnomusicologist Komitas, to Beethoven’s Eroica Variations and Debussy’s recently-discovered Les soirs illuminés.

  • Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
      • Études d’exécution transcendante S139
        • Eroica
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
        • 15 Variations and a Fugue on an Original Theme in E flat 'Eroica Variations' Op. 35
  • Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)
        • Sonata I.X.1905 'From the Street'
  • Interval
  • Franz Liszt
        • Funérailles S173 No. 7
  • Thomas Adès (b.1971)
        • Berceuse from The Exterminating Angel (UK première)
  • Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
        • Elégie
        • Les soirs illuminés par l'ardeur du charbon
  • Komitas (1869-1935)
      • 6 dances for piano
        • Shushiki of Vagarshapat
        • Unabi of Shushi
  • Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
        • Le tombeau de Couperin

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