Sunday 29 April 2018 4:00PM

Leslie Howard piano

70th Birthday Concert

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Please note the starting time is 4:00pm


  • Leslie Howard piano

Leslie Howard made his Wigmore Hall debut forty-four seasons ago, soon after moving to London from his native Australia. The only person ever to have recorded Liszt’s complete solo piano works, he returns to celebrate his 70th birthday with ‘Liszt at the opera’.

  • Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
        • Sarabande und Chaconne über Themen aus dem Singspiel Almira von Handel S181 (based on George Frideric Handel)
        • Danza sacra e duetto finale d'Aida di Verdi S436 (based on Giuseppe Verdi)
        • Fantasie über Themen aus Mozarts Figaro und Don Giovanni S697 (based on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
  • Interval
        • Réminiscences des Huguenots de Meyerbeer - Grande Fantaisie dramatique S412ii
        • Les adieux - Rêverie sur un motif de l’opéra Roméo et Juliette de Gounod S409 (based on Charles Gounod)
        • Réminiscences de Norma de Bellini – Grande Fantaisie S394 (based on Vincenzo Bellini)

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