Wednesday 19 June 1901 3:00PM

Maria Pery piano

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  • Maria Pery piano* *London Debut

The first of two recitals given in 1901 by Maria Pery, a pianist and composer, who would return the following year to give a concert entirely of her own compositions. As well as pieces for piano, she wrote a number of Lieder, though relatively little record of them remains today.

It is likely that she is the same Maria Pery who is mentioned on a correspondence card from Alexandra Feodorovna, Empress consort of Russia, in which she expresses a desire to hear a Maria Pery play that evening. A review of this concert in The Times praised her technical skill and innovative phrasing, while her own works also evidently impressed, being described as both charming and brilliant.

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
        • Fantasia in C minor K475
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
        • Piano Sonata No. 18 in E flat major Op. 31 No. 3 'Hunt'
  • Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
        • Ballade No. 1 in G minor Op. 23
        • Nocturne
        • Scherzo No. 2 in B flat minor Op. 31
  • Maria Pery
        • Erinnerung Op. 23 No. 1
        • Ungeduld Op. 15 No. 3
        • Rhapsodie Op. 25
        • Intermezzo - Perpetuum Mobile Op. 19
  • Vítezslav Novák (1870-1949)
      • Vzpomínky (Reminiscences) Op. 6
        • No. 1 Triste
  • Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
      • Liebesträume, 3 notturnos S541
        • III. Oh Lieb, so lang du lieben kannst
        • Réminiscences de Don Juan S418 (based on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

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