Saturday 3 October 2020 7:00PM
Nash Ensemble; Simon Crawford-Phillips & Philip Moore piano duo; Stephanie Gonley violin; Lawrence Power viola
Mozart, Schubert, Brahms and Dvořák
This concert will be approximately 2 hours 45 minutes in duration, including an interval
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- Nash Ensemble
- Simon Crawford-Phillips & Philip Moore piano duo
- Stephanie Gonley violin
- Lawrence Power viola
A celebration of Myra Hess and her National Gallery lunchtime concerts in World War II
This opening concert in the National Gallery series, preceded by a discussion, embraces a delectable selection of music for four hands on one piano, and an all-Mozart programme including one of his finest piano concertos.
These two programmes were taken from the following concerts at the National Gallery:
-Monday 30 September 1940 by Denis Matthews and Howard Ferguson piano duet
-Wednesday 30 October 1940 by Myra Hess piano, Orchestra of the Central Band of HM Royal Air Force, Wing Commander RPO O’Donnell, MVO conductor, Frederick Grinke violin & Watson Forbes viola
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
- Sonata for piano 4 hands in B flat K358
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
- Fantasie in F minor D940
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
- Variations on a theme by Robert Schumann Op. 23
Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
- Slavonic Dance in B flat minor Op. 72 No. 5
- Slavonic Dance in A flat Op. 72 No. 8
- Slavonic Dance in C Op. 72 No. 7
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- Serenade for strings in G K525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik'
- Duo for violin and viola in B flat K424
- Piano Concerto No. 23 in A K488