Saturday 8 January 2022 7:30PM

Louis Lortie Presents: Musicians from Chapelle Reine Elisabeth

Beethoven/Liszt

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Archived

  • Musicians from Chapelle Reine Elisabeth
  • Louis Lortie piano
  • Salih Gevrek piano
  • Hélène Mercier piano

In a second instalment of Liszt’s Beethoven transcriptions, made in 1863-4, and including a two-piano version of the Ninth Symphony, the French-Canadian pianist – himself a renowned Liszt interpreter – joins with regular duo partner Hélène Mercier and the Turkish Salih Can Gevrek – now an artist in residence at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Brussels, inaugurated in 1939 and today recognised internationally as a leading institution for higher musical training.

  • Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
      • Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67 S464/5 (transcription from Beethoven)
  • Interval
      • Symphony No. 9 in D minor Op. 125 S657 (transcription from Beethoven)

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