Monday 9 December 2019 1:00PM

Nicholas Angelich piano

Bach, Brahms and Beethoven

Additional notes

Change of Artist and Programme
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Nelson Freire (piano) is no longer able to perform in the above concert. We are grateful to Nicholas Angelich (piano) for replacing him. The programme will now be as listed below:


  • Nicholas Angelich piano

The American pianist Nicholas Angelich presents a programme including Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 14. It is said that the nickname Moonlight Sonata came from the German music critic and poet Ludwig Rellstab just five years after Beethoven's death, due to 'moonlight shining' effect in the first movement.

  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
        • Chorale Prelude 'Nun komm der Heiden Heiland' BWV659 (arr. Ferruccio Busoni)
  • Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
        • 7 Fantasien Op. 116
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
        • Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor Op. 27 No. 2 'Moonlight'
  • Encore
  • Johannes Brahms
        • Intermezzo in E flat Op. 117 No. 1

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