Friday 22 May 2020 7:00PM

Cancelled: Kirill Gerstein piano

Liszt, Adès, Brahms and more


Cancelled Concert
In response to advice from Public Health England, Wigmore Hall will be closed from Tuesday 17 March. This event has therefore been cancelled.

Read a full statement from Wigmore Hall Director John Gilhooly.


  • Kirill Gerstein piano

Based on a traditional Sephardic song, Thomas Adès’ Blanca Variations were given their official première by the Russian-American pianist and winner of the 2010 Gilmore Artist Award in New York in February 2019; much of the rest of his programme has a distinctly Hungarian feel.

  • Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
        • Ungarischer Geschwindmarsch S233
        • Mephisto-Polka S217
        • Czárdás obstiné S225 No. 2
  • Thomas Adès (b.1971)
        • Blanca Variations
  • Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
      • Two variation sets Op. 21 No. 2
        • Variations on a Hungarian Song
  • Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
        • Piano Sonata BB88
  • Interval
  • Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
        • Fantasia in C HXVII:4
  • György Kurtág (b.1926)
        • Játékok (a selection)
  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
        • Fantasy in C D760 'Wanderer'

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